CVE Reference: CVE-2012-3432

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CVE-2012-3432

Description:
The handle_mmio function in arch/x86/hvm/io.c in the MMIO operations emulator for Xen 3.3 and 4.x, when running an HVM guest, does not properly reset certain state information between emulation cycles, which allows local guest OS users to cause a denial of service (guest OS crash) via unspecified operations on MMIO regions.

CVE Status:
Candidate

References:

SUSE
  http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-08/msg00024.html
  http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-09/msg00017.html
  http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-09/msg00018.html
  http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-08/msg00025.html

SAID
  Secunia Advisory: SA55082

MLIST
  http://lists.xen.org/archives/html/xen-devel/2012-07/msg01649.html

GENTOO
  http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201309-24.xml

DEBIAN
  http://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2531

BID
  54691


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