#VU24689 Information disclosure


Published: 2020-01-28 | Updated: 2020-07-15

Vulnerability identifier: #VU24689

Vulnerability 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

Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Intel Core i7-8665U
Hardware solutions / Firmware

Vendor: Intel

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


CPE

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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