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Vulnerability of GCC: information disclosure via POWER9 Low Random Number Generator

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass access restrictions to data via POWER9 Low Random Number Generator of GCC, in order to obtain sensitive information.
Vulnerable systems: GCC, openSUSE Leap, RHEL, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES.
Severity of this threat: 2/4.
Creation date: 17/10/2019.
Références of this weakness: 91481, CVE-2019-15847, openSUSE-SU-2019:2364-1, openSUSE-SU-2019:2365-1, openSUSE-SU-2020:0716-1, RHSA-2020:0924-01, RHSA-2020:1864-01, SUSE-SU-2019:2702-1, SUSE-SU-2019:3061-1, SUSE-SU-2020:0394-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-30662.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass access restrictions to data via POWER9 Low Random Number Generator of GCC, in order to obtain sensitive information.
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This computer threat alert impacts software or systems such as GCC, openSUSE Leap, RHEL, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this weakness announce is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of document.

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Solutions for this threat 

GCC: patch for POWER9 Low Random Number Generator.
A patch is indicated in information sources.

openSUSE Leap 15.1: new gcc9 packages.
New packages are available, as indicated in information sources.

openSUSE Leap 15: new gcc7 packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 15.0: gcc7 7.4.1+r275405-lp150.12.1
  openSUSE Leap 15.1: gcc7 7.4.1+r275405-lp151.2.6.1

RHEL 6/7: new devtoolset-8-gcc packages.
New packages are available:
  RHEL 6.0-6.10: devtoolset-8-gcc 8.3.1-3.2.el6
  RHEL 7.0-7.7: devtoolset-8-gcc 8.3.1-3.2.el7

RHEL 8: new gcc packages.
New packages are available:
  RHEL 8.0-8.1: gcc 8.3.1-5.el8

SUSE LE 12: new gcc9 packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 SP1: gcc9 9.2.1+r275327-1.3.9
  SUSE LE 12 SP2: gcc9 9.2.1+r275327-1.3.9
  SUSE LE 12 SP3: gcc9 9.2.1+r275327-1.3.9
  SUSE LE 12 SP4: gcc9 9.2.1+r275327-1.3.9
  SUSE LE 12 SP5: gcc9 9.2.1+r275327-1.3.9

SUSE LE 15: new gcc7 packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 15 RTM: gcc7 7.4.1+r275405-4.9.2
  SUSE LE 15 SP1: gcc7 7.4.1+r275405-4.9.2

SUSE LE 15: new gcc9 packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 15 RTM: gcc9 9.2.1+r275327-1.3.7
  SUSE LE 15 SP1: gcc9 9.2.1+r275327-1.3.7
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