Security Vulnerability: Spectre Variant 3a (Rogue Register Load) aka CVE-2018-3640.
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On Intel x86, speculative reading of MSR registers could leak their values even if the local users was not privileged to read out these registers.
This could result in gaining knowledge e.g. about address mappings for use in further exploitation.
New CPU Microcode can either be received from your BIOS / Hardware vendor or from Intel CPU Microcode download page.
SUSE will also provide these with ucode-intel or microcode_ctl packages once Intel makes them publicly available.
Related articles :
TID 7022512 : Security Vulnerability: "Meltdown" and "Spectre" side channel attacks against CPUs with speculative execution.
TID 7022514 : Security Vulnerability: "Meltdown" and "Spectre" - Hypervisor Information.
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- Creation Date: 14-May-2018
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