CVE-2012-3515

NameCVE-2012-3515
DescriptionQemu, 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."
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2542-1, DSA-2543-1, DSA-2545-1
Debian Bugs686764

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
qemu (PTS)jessie, jessie (lts)1:2.1+dfsg-12+deb8u23fixed
stretch (security)1:2.8+dfsg-6+deb9u17fixed
stretch (lts), stretch1:2.8+dfsg-6+deb9u18fixed
buster1:3.1+dfsg-8+deb10u8fixed
buster (security)1:3.1+dfsg-8+deb10u11fixed
bullseye1:5.2+dfsg-11+deb11u3fixed
bullseye (security)1:5.2+dfsg-11+deb11u2fixed
bookworm1:7.2+dfsg-7+deb12u5fixed
sid, trixie1:8.2.1+ds-2fixed
xen (PTS)jessie, jessie (lts)4.4.4lts5-0+deb8u1fixed
stretch (security), stretch (lts), stretch4.8.5.final+shim4.10.4-1+deb9u12fixed
buster, buster (security)4.11.4+107-gef32c7afa2-1fixed
bullseye4.14.6-1fixed
bullseye (security)4.14.5+94-ge49571868d-1fixed
bookworm4.17.3+10-g091466ba55-1~deb12u1fixed
trixie4.17.3+10-g091466ba55-1fixed
sid4.17.3+10-g091466ba55-1.1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
qemusourcesqueeze0.12.5+dfsg-3squeeze2DSA-2545-1
qemusource(unstable)1.1.2+dfsg-1
qemu-kvmsourcesqueeze0.12.5+dfsg-5+squeeze9DSA-2542-1
qemu-kvmsource(unstable)1.1.2+dfsg-1
xensourcesqueeze(not affected)
xensource(unstable)4.1.3-2686764
xen-qemu-dm-4.0sourcesqueeze4.0.1-2+squeeze2DSA-2543-1
xen-qemu-dm-4.0source(unstable)(unfixed)

Notes

[squeeze] - xen <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)

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