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IBM AIX: spectre_meltdown_advisory, spectre_update_advisory, variant4_advisory (CVE-2017-5715): Speculative execution and indirect branch prediction vulnerabilities

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IBM AIX: spectre_meltdown_advisory, spectre_update_advisory, variant4_advisory (CVE-2017-5715): Speculative execution and indirect branch prediction vulnerabilities

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N)
Published
01/04/2018
Created
07/25/2018
Added
01/26/2018
Modified
08/20/2018

Description

Systems with microprocessors utilizing speculative execution and indirect branch prediction may allow unauthorized disclosure of information to an attacker with local user access via a side-channel analysis.

Solution(s)

  • ibm-aix-spectre_meltdown_advisory
  • ibm-aix-spectre_update_advisory
  • ibm-aix-variant4_advisory

References

  • ibm-aix-spectre_meltdown_advisory
  • ibm-aix-spectre_update_advisory
  • ibm-aix-variant4_advisory

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