This security advisory describes 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 in IBM Power9 processors due to unspecified error. A local user can obtain sensitive information from the data in the L1 cache under extenuating circumstances.Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
IBM AIX: 7.1, 7.1.1, 7.1.2, 7.1.3, 7.1.4, 7.1.5, 7.2.0, 7.2.1, 7.2.2, 7.2.3, 7.2.4, 7.2.5CPE
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.