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IBM AIX: spectre_meltdown_advisory, spectre_update_advisory, variant4_advisory (CVE-2018-3639): Speculative execution and indirect branch prediction vulnerabilities

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IBM AIX: spectre_meltdown_advisory, spectre_update_advisory, variant4_advisory (CVE-2018-3639): Speculative execution and indirect branch prediction vulnerabilities

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N)
Published
05/22/2018
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/15/2018
Modified
05/10/2019

Description

Systems with microprocessors utilizing speculative execution and speculative execution of memory reads before the addresses of all prior memory writes are known may allow unauthorized disclosure of information to an attacker with local user access via a side-channel analysis, aka Speculative Store Bypass (SSB), Variant 4.

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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