CVE Reference: CVE-2012-4544

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Original Page at CVE MITRE:
CVE-2012-4544

Description:
The PV domain builder in Xen 4.2 and earlier does not validate the size of the kernel or ramdisk (1) before or (2) after decompression, which allows local guest administrators to cause a denial of service (domain 0 memory consumption) via a crafted (a) kernel or (b) ramdisk.

CVE Status:
Candidate

References:

XF
  http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/79617

SUSE
  http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2014-03/msg00015.html
  http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2014-03/msg00021.html
  http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2014-04/msg00000.html
  http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-11/msg00018.html
  http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-11/msg00009.html
  http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-11/msg00017.html
  http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-11/msg00008.html

ST
  1027699

SAID
  Secunia Advisory: SA51071
  Secunia Advisory: SA51413
  Secunia Advisory: SA51324
  Secunia Advisory: SA51352

REDHAT
  http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0241.html

OSVDB
  86619

MLIST
  http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/10/26/3

FEDORA
  http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2012-November/091844.html
  http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2012-November/091832.html
  http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2012-November/092050.html

DEBIAN
  http://www.debian.org/security/2013/dsa-2636

BID
  56289


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