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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-3498

PHYSDEVOP_map_pirq in Xen 4.1 and 4.2 and Citrix XenServer 6.0.2 and earlier allows local HVM guest OS kernels to cause a denial of service (host crash) and possibly read hypervisor or guest memory via vectors related to a missing range check of map->index.
Publish Date : 2012-11-23 Last Update Date : 2017-08-28
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
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

- Products Affected By CVE-2012-3498

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Citrix Xenserver 6.0.2 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
Citrix Xenserver 1

- References For CVE-2012-3498
XF xen-physdevopmappirq-dos(78269)
SUSE SUSE-SU-2012:1132
BID 55414 Xen 'PHYSDEVOP_map_pirq' Index CVE-2012-3498 Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2013-10-01
MLIST [oss-security] 20120905 Xen Security Advisory 16 (CVE-2012-3498) - PHYSDEVOP_map_pirq index vulnerability
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2012:1573
MLIST [Xen-announce] 20120905 Xen Security Advisory 16 (CVE-2012-3498) - PHYSDEVOP_map_pirq index vulnerability
GENTOO GLSA-201309-24
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2012:1572
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2012:1172
SUSE SUSE-SU-2012:1133

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-3498

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