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vulnerability bulletin CVE-2017-5754

Intel Processors: memory reading via Meltdown

Synthesis of the vulnerability

When the system uses an Intel processor, a local attacker can access to the kernel memory, in order to read sensitive information.
Impacted products: SNS, iOS by Apple, iPhone, Mac OS X, Blue Coat CAS, Cisco ASR, Cisco Catalyst, Nexus by Cisco, NX-OS, Cisco Router, Cisco UCS, XenServer, Debian, Avamar, ExtremeXOS, Summit, BIG-IP Hardware, TMOS, FortiAnalyzer, FortiGate, FortiManager, FortiOS, FreeBSD, Android OS, AIX, IBM i, QRadar SIEM, Juniper J-Series, Junos OS, Junos Space, NSMXpress, Linux, McAfee Email Gateway, McAfee NSM, McAfee NTBA, McAfee Web Gateway, Meinberg NTP Server, Edge, IE, SQL Server, Windows 10, Windows 2008 R0, Windows 2008 R2, Windows 2012, Windows 2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows (platform) ~ not comprehensive, Windows RT, OpenBSD, openSUSE Leap, Oracle Communications, pfSense, RealPresence Collaboration Server, RealPresence Distributed Media Application, RealPresence Resource Manager, RHEL, SIMATIC, Slackware, Sonus SBC, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Symantec Content Analysis, Synology DSM, Synology DS***, Synology RS***, Ubuntu, Unix (platform) ~ not comprehensive, vCenter Server, Xen.
Severity of this bulletin: 2/4.
Consequences of an intrusion: data reading.
Hacker's origin: user shell.
Creation date: 03/01/2018.
Revision date: 05/01/2018.
Références of this threat: 2016636, 519675, ADV180002, CERTFR-2018-ALE-001, CERTFR-2018-AVI-004, CERTFR-2018-AVI-005, CERTFR-2018-AVI-009, CERTFR-2018-AVI-012, CERTFR-2018-AVI-014, CERTFR-2018-AVI-017, CERTFR-2018-AVI-018, CERTFR-2018-AVI-029, CERTFR-2018-AVI-048, CERTFR-2018-AVI-049, CERTFR-2018-AVI-077, CERTFR-2018-AVI-079, CERTFR-2018-AVI-114, CERTFR-2018-AVI-124, CERTFR-2018-AVI-134, CERTFR-2018-AVI-208, CERTFR-2018-AVI-225, CERTFR-2019-AVI-242, CERTFR-2019-AVI-489, cisco-sa-20180104-cpusidechannel, cpuapr2019, CTX231390, CTX231399, CTX234679, CVE-2017-5754, DLA-1232-1, DLA-1349-1, DSA-2018-049, DSA-4078-1, DSA-4082-1, DSA-4120-1, DSA-4120-2, DSA-4179-1, FG-IR-18-002, FreeBSD-SA-18:03.speculative_execution, HT208331, HT208334, HT208394, HT208465, JSA10842, JSA10873, K91229003, MBGSA-1801, Meltdown, N1022433, nas8N1022433, openSUSE-SU-2018:0022-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:0023-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:0326-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:0459-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:1623-1, RHSA-2018:0007-01, RHSA-2018:0008-01, RHSA-2018:0009-01, RHSA-2018:0010-01, RHSA-2018:0011-01, RHSA-2018:0012-01, RHSA-2018:0013-01, RHSA-2018:0014-01, RHSA-2018:0015-01, RHSA-2018:0016-01, RHSA-2018:0017-01, RHSA-2018:0018-01, RHSA-2018:0020-01, RHSA-2018:0021-01, RHSA-2018:0022-01, RHSA-2018:0023-01, RHSA-2018:0024-01, RHSA-2018:0025-01, RHSA-2018:0026-01, RHSA-2018:0027-01, RHSA-2018:0028-01, RHSA-2018:0029-01, RHSA-2018:0030-01, RHSA-2018:0031-01, RHSA-2018:0032-01, RHSA-2018:0034-01, RHSA-2018:0035-01, RHSA-2018:0036-01, RHSA-2018:0037-01, RHSA-2018:0038-01, RHSA-2018:0039-01, RHSA-2018:0040-01, RHSA-2018:0053-01, RHSA-2018:0093-01, RHSA-2018:0094-01, RHSA-2018:0103-01, RHSA-2018:0104-01, RHSA-2018:0105-01, RHSA-2018:0106-01, RHSA-2018:0107-01, RHSA-2018:0108-01, RHSA-2018:0109-01, RHSA-2018:0110-01, RHSA-2018:0111-01, RHSA-2018:0112-01, RHSA-2018:0182-01, RHSA-2018:0292-01, RHSA-2018:0464-01, RHSA-2018:0496-01, RHSA-2018:0512-01, RHSA-2018:1129-01, RHSA-2018:1196-01, SA161, SB10226, spectre_meltdown_advisory, SSA-168644, SSA:2018-016-01, SSA:2018-037-01, SSA-608355, STORM-2018-001, SUSE-SU-2018:0010-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0011-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0012-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0031-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0040-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0069-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0115-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0131-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0171-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0219-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0438-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0472-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0601-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0609-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0638-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0678-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0909-1, SUSE-SU-2018:1603-1, SUSE-SU-2018:1658-1, SUSE-SU-2018:1699-1, SUSE-SU-2018:2528-1, Synology-SA-18:01, USN-3516-1, USN-3522-1, USN-3522-2, USN-3522-3, USN-3522-4, USN-3523-1, USN-3523-2, USN-3523-3, USN-3524-1, USN-3524-2, USN-3525-1, USN-3540-1, USN-3540-2, USN-3541-1, USN-3541-2, USN-3583-1, USN-3583-2, USN-3597-1, USN-3597-2, VIGILANCE-VUL-24933, VMSA-2018-0007, VN-2018-001, VN-2018-002, VU#584653, XSA-254.

Description of the vulnerability

When the system uses an Intel processor, a local attacker can access to the kernel memory, in order to read sensitive information.
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