|Description||The do_tmem_get function in the Transcendent Memory (TMEM) in Xen 4.0, 4.1, and 4.2 allow local guest OS users to cause a denial of service (CPU hang and host crash) via unspecified vectors related to a spinlock being held in the "bad_copy error path." NOTE: this issue was originally published as part of CVE-2012-3497, which was too general; CVE-2012-3497 has been SPLIT into this ID and others.|
|Source||CVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)|
|NVD severity||medium (attack range: local)|
Vulnerable and fixed packages
The table below lists information on source packages.
|jessie (security), jessie||4.4.1-9+deb8u10||fixed|
|buster, sid, stretch (security), stretch||4.8.2+xsa245-0+deb9u1||fixed|
The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.
|Package||Type||Release||Fixed Version||Urgency||Origin||Debian Bugs|
[squeeze] - xen <no-dsa> (Experimental/unsupported feature)
CVE-2012-3497 has been SPLIT into this ID and others
TMEM not supported for production systems (technology preview)