Information disclosure in some Intel Processors



Published: 2020-01-28
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 2
CVE-ID CVE-2020-0548
CVE-2020-0549
CWE-ID CWE-200
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Intel Core i7-8665U
Hardware solutions / Firmware

Vendor Intel

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains information about 2 vulnerabilities.

1) Information disclosure

EUVDB-ID: #VU24688

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 2.2 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-0548

CWE-ID: CWE-200 - Information Exposure

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to gain access to potentially sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to cleanup errors. A local user can gain unauthorized access to sensitive information on the system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Intel Core i7-8665U: All versions


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/security-center/advisory/intel-sa-00329.html
http://software.intel.com/security-software-guidance/software-guidance/vector-register-sampling

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

2) Information disclosure

EUVDB-ID: #VU24689

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 4.8 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-0549

CWE-ID: CWE-200 - Information Exposure

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to gain access to potentially sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to cleanup errors in some data cache evictions. A local user can gain unauthorized access to sensitive information on the system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Intel Core i7-8665U: All versions


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/security-center/advisory/intel-sa-00329.html
http://software.intel.com/security-software-guidance/software-guidance/l1d-eviction-sampling

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.



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