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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-6033

The do_tmem_control function in the Transcendent Memory (TMEM) in Xen 4.0, 4.1, and 4.2 does not properly check privileges, which allows local guest OS users to access control stack operations via unspecified vectors. NOTE: this issue was originally published as part of CVE-2012-3497, which was too general; CVE-2012-3497 has been SPLIT into this ID and others.
Publish Date : 2012-11-23 Last Update Date : 2013-10-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.4
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
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)
CWE ID 264

- Products Affected By CVE-2012-6033

# 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
3 OS XEN XEN 4.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
XEN XEN 3

- References For CVE-2012-6033

http://wiki.xen.org/wiki/Security_Announcements#XSA-15_multiple_TMEM_hypercall_vulnerabilities CONFIRM
http://osvdb.org/85199
OSVDB 85199
http://lists.xen.org/archives/html/xen-announce/2012-09/msg00006.html
MLIST [Xen-announce] 20120905 Xen Security Advisory 15 (CVE-2012-3497) - multiple TMEM hypercall vulnerabilities
http://secunia.com/advisories/55082
SECUNIA 55082
http://secunia.com/advisories/50472
SECUNIA 50472
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201309-24.xml
GENTOO GLSA-201309-24
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/09/05/8
MLIST [oss-security] 20120905 Xen Security Advisory 15 (CVE-2012-3497) - multiple TMEM hypercall vulnerabilities
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/78268
XF xen-tmem-priv-esc(78268)
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/55410
BID 55410 Xen 'TMEM hypercall' Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2014-03-26
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1027482
SECTRACK 1027482

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-6033

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


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