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VMSA-2019-0020: Hypervisor-Specific Mitigations for TSX Asynchronous Abort (TAA) Speculative-Execution vulnerability (CVE-2019-11135)

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VMSA-2019-0020: Hypervisor-Specific Mitigations for TSX Asynchronous Abort (TAA) Speculative-Execution vulnerability (CVE-2019-11135)

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
11/21/2019
Created
11/23/2019
Added
11/21/2019
Modified
02/06/2020

Description

TSX Asynchronous Abort condition on some CPUs utilizing speculative execution may allow an authenticated user to potentially enable information disclosure via a side channel with local access.

Solution(s)

  • vmware-esxi60-upgrade-15018929
  • vmware-esxi65-upgrade-14990892
  • vmware-esxi67-upgrade-15018017

References

  • vmware-esxi60-upgrade-15018929
  • vmware-esxi65-upgrade-14990892
  • vmware-esxi67-upgrade-15018017

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