DescriptionSystems with microprocessors utilizing speculative execution may allow unauthorized disclosure of information to an attacker with local user access via a side-channel attack on the directional branch predictor, as demonstrated by a pattern history table (PHT), aka BranchScope.
Overall state of this security issue: Pending
This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
|National Vulnerability Database||SUSE|
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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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.
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2||kernel-source||Unsupported|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3||kernel-source||Affected|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4||kernel-source||Affected|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2||kernel-source||Unsupported|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3||kernel-source||Affected|