Executive Summary

Informations
Name CVE-2012-1601 First vendor Publication 2012-05-17
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2013-06-20

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Cvss Base Score 4.9 Attack Range Local
Cvss Impact Score 6.9 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 3.9 Authentication None Required
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Detail

The KVM implementation in the Linux kernel before 3.3.6 allows host OS users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and host OS crash) by making a KVM_CREATE_IRQCHIP ioctl call after a virtual CPU already exists.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-1601

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

idName
CWE-399Resource Management Errors

OVAL Definitions

Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21372
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21372
Title: RHSA-2012:0571: kernel security and bug fix update (Moderate)
Description: The KVM implementation in the Linux kernel before 3.3.6 allows host OS users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and host OS crash) by making a KVM_CREATE_IRQCHIP ioctl call after a virtual CPU already exists.
Family: unix Class: patch
Reference(s): RHSA-2012:0571-01
CESA-2012:0571
CVE-2011-4086
CVE-2012-1601
Version: 29
Platform(s): Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
CentOS Linux 6
Product(s): kernel
Definition Synopsis:
Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23873
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23873
Title: ELSA-2012:0571: kernel security and bug fix update (Moderate)
Description: The KVM implementation in the Linux kernel before 3.3.6 allows host OS users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and host OS crash) by making a KVM_CREATE_IRQCHIP ioctl call after a virtual CPU already exists.
Family: unix Class: patch
Reference(s): ELSA-2012:0571-01
CVE-2011-4086
CVE-2012-1601
Version: 13
Platform(s): Oracle Linux 6
Product(s): kernel
Definition Synopsis:

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Os1

OpenVAS Exploits

DateDescription
2013-09-18Name : Debian Security Advisory DSA 2469-1 (linux-2.6 - privilege escalation/denial ...
File : nvt/deb_2469_1.nasl
2012-12-18Name : Fedora Update for kernel FEDORA-2012-20240
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2012_20240_kernel_fc16.nasl
2012-11-29Name : Fedora Update for kernel FEDORA-2012-18691
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2012_18691_kernel_fc16.nasl
2012-11-06Name : Fedora Update for kernel FEDORA-2012-17479
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2012_17479_kernel_fc16.nasl
2012-09-04Name : Fedora Update for kernel FEDORA-2012-12684
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2012_12684_kernel_fc16.nasl
2012-08-06Name : Fedora Update for kernel FEDORA-2012-11348
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2012_11348_kernel_fc16.nasl
2012-07-30Name : CentOS Update for kernel CESA-2012:0571 centos6
File : nvt/gb_CESA-2012_0571_kernel_centos6.nasl
2012-07-30Name : CentOS Update for kmod-kvm CESA-2012:0676 centos5
File : nvt/gb_CESA-2012_0676_kmod-kvm_centos5.nasl
2012-07-19Name : Ubuntu Update for linux USN-1507-1
File : nvt/gb_ubuntu_USN_1507_1.nasl
2012-07-09Name : RedHat Update for kernel RHSA-2012:0571-01
File : nvt/gb_RHSA-2012_0571-01_kernel.nasl
2012-06-25Name : Fedora Update for kernel FEDORA-2012-8931
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2012_8931_kernel_fc15.nasl
2012-06-15Name : Ubuntu Update for linux-lts-backport-natty USN-1470-1
File : nvt/gb_ubuntu_USN_1470_1.nasl
2012-06-15Name : Fedora Update for kernel FEDORA-2012-8890
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2012_8890_kernel_fc16.nasl
2012-06-01Name : Ubuntu Update for linux USN-1457-1
File : nvt/gb_ubuntu_USN_1457_1.nasl
2012-06-01Name : Ubuntu Update for linux-ti-omap4 USN-1459-1
File : nvt/gb_ubuntu_USN_1459_1.nasl
2012-06-01Name : Ubuntu Update for linux-ti-omap4 USN-1460-1
File : nvt/gb_ubuntu_USN_1460_1.nasl
2012-06-01Name : Ubuntu Update for linux-lts-backport-oneiric USN-1455-1
File : nvt/gb_ubuntu_USN_1455_1.nasl
2012-05-28Name : Ubuntu Update for linux USN-1452-1
File : nvt/gb_ubuntu_USN_1452_1.nasl
2012-05-28Name : Ubuntu Update for linux-ec2 USN-1453-1
File : nvt/gb_ubuntu_USN_1453_1.nasl
2012-05-22Name : Ubuntu Update for linux USN-1445-1
File : nvt/gb_ubuntu_USN_1445_1.nasl
2012-05-22Name : Ubuntu Update for linux USN-1448-1
File : nvt/gb_ubuntu_USN_1448_1.nasl
2012-05-17Name : Fedora Update for kernel FEDORA-2012-7594
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2012_7594_kernel_fc15.nasl
2012-05-14Name : Fedora Update for kernel FEDORA-2012-7538
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2012_7538_kernel_fc16.nasl
2012-04-26Name : Fedora Update for kernel FEDORA-2012-6406
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2012_6406_kernel_fc15.nasl

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

DateDescription
2013-07-12Name : The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : oraclelinux_ELSA-2012-0571.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-07-12Name : The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : oraclelinux_ELSA-2012-0676.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-07-12Name : The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : oraclelinux_ELSA-2012-2013.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-01-25Name : The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.
File : suse_11_kernel-121203.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-01-24Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2012-0676.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-08-01Name : The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : sl_20120515_kernel_on_SL6_x.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-08-01Name : The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : sl_20120521_kvm_on_SL5_x.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-07-17Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-1507-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-06-13Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-1470-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-06-01Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-1457-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-06-01Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-1459-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-06-01Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-1460-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-05-30Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-1455-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-05-29Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-1452-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-05-29Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
File : ubuntu_USN-1453-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-05-22Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-1448-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-05-22Name : The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.
File : centos_RHSA-2012-0676.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-05-18Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-1445-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-05-17Name : The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.
File : centos_RHSA-2012-0571.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-05-16Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2012-0571.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-05-11Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-2469.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Internal Sources (Detail)

SourceUrl
CONFIRM http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.3.6
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=808199
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/9c895160d25a76c21b65bad141b08e8d4f99...
MLIST http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/03/30/1
SECTRACK http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1026897
SECUNIA http://secunia.com/advisories/49928
SUSE http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-06/msg00005.html
https://www.suse.com/support/update/announcement/2012/suse-su-20121679-1.html

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2014-02-17 11:09:07
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2013-09-20 17:21:12
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2013-06-21 13:19:11
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2013-05-10 22:36:07
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2013-01-24 13:22:22
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2012-12-06 13:20:14
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