CVE Reference: CVE-2012-6031

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Original Page at CVE MITRE:
CVE-2012-6031

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.

CVE Status:
Candidate

References:

XF
  http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/78268

ST
  1027482

SAID
  Secunia Advisory: SA50472
  Secunia Advisory: SA55082

OSVDB
  85199

MLIST
  http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/09/05/8
  http://lists.xen.org/archives/html/xen-announce/2012-09/msg00006.html

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

CONFIRM
  http://wiki.xen.org/wiki/Security_Announcements#XSA-15_multiple_TMEM_hypercall_vulnerabilities

BID
  55410


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