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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-6030

The do_tmem_op 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 (host crash) and possibly have other unspecified impacts via unspecified vectors related to "broken locking checks" in an "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.
Publish Date : 2012-11-23 Last Update Date : 2013-10-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service

- Products Affected By CVE-2012-6030

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS XEN XEN 4.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS XEN XEN 4.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS XEN XEN 4.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions

- References For CVE-2012-6030
OSVDB 85199
MLIST [Xen-announce] 20120905 Xen Security Advisory 15 (CVE-2012-3497) - multiple TMEM hypercall vulnerabilities
BID 55410 Xen 'TMEM hypercall' Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2014-03-26
MLIST [oss-security] 20120905 Xen Security Advisory 15 (CVE-2012-3497) - multiple TMEM hypercall vulnerabilities CONFIRM
GENTOO GLSA-201309-24
XF xen-tmem-priv-esc(78268)
SECTRACK 1027482

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-6030

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