CVE Reference: CVE-2012-4537

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CVE-2012-4537

Description:
Xen 3.4 through 4.2, and possibly earlier versions, does not properly synchronize the p2m and m2p tables when the set_p2m_entry function fails, which allows local HVM guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (memory consumption and assertion failure), aka "Memory mapping failure DoS vulnerability."

CVE Status:
Candidate

References:

XF
  http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/80024

SUSE
  http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-11/msg00018.html
  http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2014-04/msg00000.html
  http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-11/msg00017.html
  http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2014-03/msg00021.html
  http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-11/msg00009.html
  http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-11/msg00008.html
  http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-12/msg00001.html

ST
  1027761

SAID
  Secunia Advisory: SA51468
  Secunia Advisory: SA51200
  Secunia Advisory: SA51413
  Secunia Advisory: SA51324
  Secunia Advisory: SA51352
  Secunia Advisory: SA55082

REDHAT
  http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1540.html

OSVDB
  87307

MLIST
  http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/11/13/6
  http://lists.xen.org/archives/html/xen-announce/2012-11/msg00005.html

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

DEBIAN
  http://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2582

BID
  56498


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