Upstream information

CVE-2017-5926 at MITRE

Description

Page table walks conducted by the MMU during virtual to physical address translation leave a trace in the last level cache of modern AMD processors. By performing a side-channel attack on the MMU operations, it is possible to leak data and code pointers from JavaScript, breaking ASLR.

SUSE information

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 4.96 1.17
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network Local
Access Complexity Low High
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact Partial Partial
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact None None
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1023048 [NEW]

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List of planned updates

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Product(s) Source package
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 11 SP3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 11 SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12 GA
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12 SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12 SP2
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