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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-6333

Multiple HVM control operations in Xen 3.4 through 4.2 allow local HVM guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (physical CPU consumption) via a large input.
Publish Date : 2012-12-13 Last Update Date : 2017-08-29
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified 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
SUSE-SU-2014:0446-1 -- Security update for Xen oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25115 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-2012-6333

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS XEN XEN 3.4.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS XEN XEN 3.4.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS XEN XEN 3.4.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS XEN XEN 3.4.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS XEN XEN 3.4.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS XEN XEN 4.0.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS XEN XEN 4.0.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS XEN XEN 4.0.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS XEN XEN 4.0.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS XEN XEN 4.0.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS XEN XEN 4.1.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS XEN XEN 4.2.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions

- References For CVE-2012-6333
OSVDB 88129
BID 56796 Xen Bitmap Local Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2014-03-26
SUSE SUSE-SU-2012:1615
MLIST [oss-security] 20121203 Xen Security Advisory 27 (CVE-2012-5511) - several HVM operations do not validate the range of their inputs CONFIRM
GENTOO GLSA-201309-24
SUSE SUSE-SU-2014:0446
XF xen-hvm-dos(80484)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-6333

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

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