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Ubuntu: USN-3756-1 (CVE-2018-3640): Intel Microcode vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: USN-3756-1 (CVE-2018-3640): Intel Microcode vulnerabilities

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N)
Published
05/22/2018
Created
03/19/2019
Added
09/11/2018
Modified
09/12/2020

Description

Systems with microprocessors utilizing speculative execution and that perform speculative reads of system registers may allow unauthorized disclosure of system parameters to an attacker with local user access via a side-channel analysis, aka Rogue System Register Read (RSRE), Variant 3a.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-intel-microcode

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