Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.6 update for qemu-kvm



Published: 2020-03-04
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2019-11135
CWE-ID CWE-399
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit Public exploit code for vulnerability #1 is available.
Vulnerable software
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Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Resource management error

EUVDB-ID: #VU22704

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-11135

CWE-ID: CWE-399 - Resource Management Errors

Exploit availability: No

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary condition within the TSX Asynchronous Abort (TAA) in Intel CPUs. The TAA condition, on some microprocessors utilizing speculative execution, may allow an authenticated user to potentially enable information disclosure via a side channel.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server: 7.6


CPE2.3 External links

http://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:0666

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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