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

Overall state of this security issue: Ignore

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 5 1.2
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 [RESOLVED / WONTFIX]

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Status of this issue by product and package

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1 MozillaFirefox Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 MozillaFirefox Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 MozillaFirefox Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP1 MozillaFirefox Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP2 MozillaFirefox Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 MozillaFirefox Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 MozillaFirefox Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 MozillaFirefox Ignore