This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.
CWE-200 - Information Exposure
Exploit availability: NoDescription
The vulnerability allows a local user to gain access to potentially sensitive information.
The vulnerability exists due to incomplete cleanup from specific special register read operations in some Intel(R) Processors. A local user can gain unauthorized access to sensitive information on the system.Mitigation
Apply patched, issued by the vendor:
Xen: 2.0 - 25588
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.