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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-3515

Qemu, as used in Xen 4.0, 4.1 and possibly other products, when emulating certain devices with a virtual console backend, allows local OS guest users to gain privileges via a crafted escape VT100 sequence that triggers the overwrite of a "device model's address space."
Publish Date : 2012-11-23 Last Update Date : 2017-06-30
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.2
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) Gain privileges
CWE ID 20

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important
7.4
AV:A/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C 2012-08-23 2012-09-05
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2012-1236 -- xen security update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27797 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2012-1234 -- qemu-kvm security update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27721 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2012-1235 -- kvm security update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27565 unix
DSA-2542-1 qemu-kvm - multiple oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18326 unix
DSA-2543-1 xen-qemu-dm-4.0 - multiple oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20053 unix
DSA-2545-1 qemu - multiple oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19980 unix
ELSA-2012:1234: qemu-kvm security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23955 unix
ELSA-2012:1235: kvm security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22862 unix
ELSA-2012:1236: xen security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22996 unix
RHSA-2012:1234: qemu-kvm security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21575 unix
RHSA-2012:1234: qemu-kvm security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20121234 unix
RHSA-2012:1235: kvm security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21464 unix
RHSA-2012:1235: kvm security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20121235 unix
RHSA-2012:1236: xen security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20121236 unix
RHSA-2012:1236: xen security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21145 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2012-3515

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

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Qemu Qemu 1
XEN XEN 2

- References For CVE-2012-3515

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201604-03
GENTOO GLSA-201604-03
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1590-1
UBUNTU USN-1590-1
http://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2545
DEBIAN DSA-2545
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/09/05/10
MLIST [oss-security] 20120905 Xen Security Advisory 17 (CVE-2012-3515) - Qemu VT100 emulation vulnerability
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/55413
BID 55413 Xen CVE-2012-3515 Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2013-10-01
http://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2543
DEBIAN DSA-2543
http://wiki.xen.org/wiki/Security_Announcements#XSA-17_Qemu_VT100_emulation_vulnerability CONFIRM
http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX134708 CONFIRM
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1236.html
REDHAT RHSA-2012:1236
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201309-24.xml
GENTOO GLSA-201309-24
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1325.html
REDHAT RHSA-2012:1325
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1262.html
REDHAT RHSA-2012:1262
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1235.html
REDHAT RHSA-2012:1235
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1233.html
REDHAT RHSA-2012:1233
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1234.html
REDHAT RHSA-2012:1234
http://lists.xen.org/archives/html/xen-announce/2012-09/msg00003.html
MLIST [Xen-announce] 20120905 Xen Security Advisory 17 (CVE-2012-3515) - Qemu VT100 emulation vulnerability
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-09/msg00051.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2012:1153
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-11/msg00018.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2012:1573
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-11/msg00017.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2012:1572
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-09/msg00026.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2012:1203
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-09/msg00027.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2012:1205
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-09/msg00024.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2012:1202
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-10/msg00002.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2012:1320
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-09/msg00018.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2012:1174
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-09/msg00017.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2012:1172
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-09/msg00012.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2012:1162
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-09/msg00016.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2012:1170
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-09/msg00003.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2012:1132
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-09/msg00005.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2012:1135
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-09/msg00004.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2012:1133
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-09/msg00001.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2012:1129
http://git.qemu.org/?p=qemu-stable-0.15.git;a=log CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-3515

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


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