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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-3433

Xen 4.0 and 4.1 allows local HVM guest OS kernels to cause a denial of service (domain 0 VCPU hang and kernel panic) by modifying the physical address space in a way that triggers excessive shared page search time during the p2m teardown.
Publish Date : 2012-11-24 Last Update Date : 2013-10-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.9
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
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
CWE ID 399

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-2531-1 xen - several oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19782 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2012-3433

# 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

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
XEN XEN 2

- References For CVE-2012-3433

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-08/msg00024.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2012:1043
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-08/msg00025.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2012:1044
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-09/msg00018.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2012:1174
http://lists.xen.org/archives/html/xen-devel/2012-08/msg00855.html
MLIST [Xen-devel] 20120809 Xen Security Advisory 11 (CVE-2012-3433) - HVM destroy p2m host DoS
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-09/msg00017.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2012:1172
http://secunia.com/advisories/55082
SECUNIA 55082
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201309-24.xml
GENTOO GLSA-201309-24
http://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2531
DEBIAN DSA-2531
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/54942
BID 54942 Xen CVE-2012-3433 Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2012-10-02
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/08/09/3
MLIST [oss-security] 20120809 Xen Security Advisory 11 (CVE-2012-3433) - HVM destroy p2m host DoS

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-3433

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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