Vulnerability identifier: #VU9883
Vulnerability risk: Low
Exploitation vector: Local
Exploit availability: Yes
Hardware solutions / Firmware
The vulnerability allows a local attacker to obtain potentially sensitive information.
The vulnerability exists in Intel CPU hardware due to improper implementation of the speculative execution of instructions. A local attacker can utilize branch target injection, execute arbitrary code, perform a side-channel attack and read sensitive memory information.
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Vulnerable software versions
Intel CPU: All versions
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?