CVE Reference: CVE-2012-6033

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Original Page at CVE MITRE:
CVE-2012-6033

Description:
The do_tmem_control function in the Transcendent Memory (TMEM) in Xen 4.0, 4.1, and 4.2 does not properly check privileges, which allows local guest OS users to access control stack operations via unspecified vectors. 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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