Upstream information

CVE-2018-3640 at MITRE

Description

Systems with microprocessors utilizing speculative execution and that perform speculative reads of system registers may allow unauthorized disclosure of system parameters to an attacker with local user access via a side-channel analysis, aka Rogue System Register Read (RSRE), Variant 3a.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.7
Vector AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 5.6 4.3
Vector AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:L/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Local Local
Access Complexity High Low
Privileges Required Low None
User Interaction None None
Scope Changed Changed
Confidentiality Impact High Low
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact None None

Note from the SUSE Security Team

This issue affects Intel x86 based systems only. It will be solved by using CPU Microcode updates, without help from Operating System software.

SUSE Bugzilla entries: 0 [RESOLVED / ], 1074701 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 1087078 [NEW], 1087083 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 1094912 [REOPENED], 1100394 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0
  • ucode-intel >= 20180807-13.29.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-CAASP-3.0-2018-1573
SUSE Enterprise Storage 4
  • ucode-intel >= 20180807-13.29.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-Storage-4-2018-1308
SUSE-Storage-4-2018-1573
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3
  • ucode-intel >= 20180807-13.29.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP3-2018-1308
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP3-2018-1573
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15
  • ucode-intel >= 20180807-3.6.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-2018-1299
SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-2018-1580
SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11 SP3
  • microcode_ctl >= 1.17-102.83.27.1
Patchnames:
sleposp3-microcode_ctl-13704
sleposp3-microcode_ctl-13730
SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 12 SP2-CLIENT
  • ucode-intel >= 20180807-13.29.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-POS-12-SP2-CLIENT-2018-1308
SUSE-SLE-POS-12-SP2-CLIENT-2018-1573
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3-LTSS
  • microcode_ctl >= 1.17-102.83.27.1
Patchnames:
slessp3-microcode_ctl-13704
slessp3-microcode_ctl-13730
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4
  • microcode_ctl >= 1.17-102.83.27.1
Patchnames:
slessp4-microcode_ctl-13704
slessp4-microcode_ctl-13730
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1-LTSS
  • ucode-intel >= 20180807-13.29.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2018-1308
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2018-1573
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2-BCL
  • ucode-intel >= 20180807-13.29.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-BCL-2018-1308
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-BCL-2018-1573
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2-ESPOS
  • ucode-intel >= 20180807-13.29.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-ESPOS-2018-1308
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-ESPOS-2018-1573
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2-LTSS
  • ucode-intel >= 20180807-13.29.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2018-1308
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2018-1573
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3
  • ucode-intel >= 20180807-13.29.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2018-1308
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2018-1573
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS
  • ucode-intel >= 20180807-13.29.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2018-1308
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2018-1573
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP3-LTSS
  • microcode_ctl >= 1.17-102.83.27.1
Patchnames:
slessp3-microcode_ctl-13704
slessp3-microcode_ctl-13730
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP4
  • microcode_ctl >= 1.17-102.83.27.1
Patchnames:
slessp4-microcode_ctl-13704
slessp4-microcode_ctl-13730
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP1
  • ucode-intel >= 20180807-13.29.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP1-2018-1308
SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP1-2018-1573
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP1-LTSS
  • ucode-intel >= 20180807-13.29.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2018-1308
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2018-1573
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2
  • ucode-intel >= 20180807-13.29.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP2-2018-1308
SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP2-2018-1573
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2-BCL
  • ucode-intel >= 20180807-13.29.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-BCL-2018-1308
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-BCL-2018-1573
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2-ESPOS
  • ucode-intel >= 20180807-13.29.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-ESPOS-2018-1308
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-ESPOS-2018-1573
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2-LTSS
  • ucode-intel >= 20180807-13.29.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2018-1308
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2018-1573
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3
  • ucode-intel >= 20180807-13.29.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2018-1308
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2018-1573
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12-LTSS
  • ucode-intel >= 20180807-13.29.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2018-1308
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2018-1573
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7
  • ucode-intel >= 20180807-13.29.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-7-2018-1308
SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-7-2018-1573
openSUSE Leap 15.0
  • ucode-intel >= 20180807-lp150.2.7.1
  • ucode-intel-blob >= 20180807-28.1
  • ucode-intel-debuginfo >= 20180807-28.1
  • ucode-intel-debugsource >= 20180807-28.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2018-700
openSUSE-2018-887
openSUSE Leap 42.3
  • ucode-intel >= 20180807-28.1
  • ucode-intel-blob >= 20180807-28.1
  • ucode-intel-debuginfo >= 20180807-28.1
  • ucode-intel-debugsource >= 20180807-28.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2018-700
openSUSE-2018-887


Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
CaaS Platform 3.0 ucode-intel Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 ucode-intel Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 ucode-intel Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 GA ucode-intel Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS microcode_ctl Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 microcode_ctl Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA LTSS ucode-intel Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 LTSS ucode-intel Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 ucode-intel Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS ucode-intel Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 ucode-intel Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2 ucode-intel Released