Information disclosure in multiple Intel Porcessors

Published: 2020-03-10
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2020-0551
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit Public exploit code for vulnerability #1 is available.
Vulnerable software
Intel SGX SDK for Windows
Client/Desktop applications / Other client software

Intel SGX SDK for Linux
Client/Desktop applications / Other client software

Vendor Intel

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Information disclosure

EUVDB-ID: #VU25898

Risk: Low


CVE-ID: CVE-2020-0551

CWE-ID: CWE-200 - Information Exposure

Exploit availability: Yes


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

The vulnerability exists due to load value injection in some Intel(R) Processors utilizing speculative execution may allow an authenticated user to potentially enable information disclosure via a side channel with local access.


Install updates from vendor's website.

The list of affected processor families is available here:

Vulnerable software versions

Intel SGX SDK for Windows: 2.2.100 -

Intel SGX SDK for Linux: 2.4.100 -

CPE2.3 External links

Q & A

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