CVE Reference: CVE-2012-5514

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Original Page at CVE MITRE:
CVE-2012-5514

Description:
The guest_physmap_mark_populate_on_demand function in Xen 4.2 and earlier does not properly unlock the subject GFNs when checking if they are in use, which allows local guest HVM administrators to cause a denial of service (hang) via unspecified vectors.

CVE Status:
Candidate

References:

XF
  http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/80483

SUSE
  http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2014-03/msg00021.html
  http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-04/msg00052.html
  http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-04/msg00051.html
  http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-12/msg00019.html
  http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-12/msg00018.html
  http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-01/msg00011.html
  http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-12/msg00001.html

SAID
  Secunia Advisory: SA51397
  Secunia Advisory: SA51468
  Secunia Advisory: SA51486
  Secunia Advisory: SA51487
  Secunia Advisory: SA55082

OSVDB
  88130

MLIST
  http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/12/03/12

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

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

CONFIRM
  http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX135777

BID
  56803


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