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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2020-10767) (Multiple Advisories): Unbreakable Enterprise kernel security update

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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2020-10767) (Multiple Advisories): Unbreakable Enterprise kernel security update

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
06/19/2020
Created
07/28/2020
Added
07/25/2020
Modified
11/23/2022

Description

A flaw was found in the Linux kernel before 5.8-rc1 in the implementation of the Enhanced IBPB (Indirect Branch Prediction Barrier). The IBPB mitigation will be disabled when STIBP is not available or when the Enhanced Indirect Branch Restricted Speculation (IBRS) is available. This flaw allows a local attacker to perform a Spectre V2 style attack when this configuration is active. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to confidentiality.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-uek
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-uek-debug
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-uek-debug-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-uek-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-uek-doc
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-uek-headers
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-uek-tools
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-uek-tools-libs
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-uek-tools-libs-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-perf
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-python-perf

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