#VU25898 Information disclosure

Published: 2020-03-18

Vulnerability identifier: #VU25898

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 3 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:P/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-0551


Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: Yes

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


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.


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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 -


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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. However, proof of concept for this vulnerability is available.

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