Upstream information

CVE-2012-3516 at MITRE

Description

The GNTTABOP_swap_grant_ref sub-operation in the grant table hypercall in Xen 4.2 and Citrix XenServer 6.0.2 allows local guest kernels or administrators to cause a denial of service (host crash) and possibly gain privileges via a crafted grant reference that triggers a write to an arbitrary hypervisor memory location.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 6.9
Vector AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 777085 [RESOLVED / INVALID]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References


Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
SLED-10-SP3 xen Released
SLED-10-SP4 xen Released
SLES-10-SP3 xen Released
SLES-10-SP4 xen Released
SLES_LTSS-10-SP4 xen Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1 xen Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2 xen Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 xen Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 LTSS xen Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 xen Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS xen Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 for VMware xen Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Business All-in-One xen Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP1 xen Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP2 xen Released