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computer vulnerability note CVE-2017-5715

Processors: memory reading via Spectre Branch Target

Synthesis of the vulnerability

A local attacker can monitor the performances of its process, in order to get information about the data used for computing by the processor.
Vulnerable software: SNS, iOS by Apple, Mac OS X, Blue Coat CAS, Cisco ASR, Cisco Catalyst, Nexus by Cisco, NX-OS, Cisco Router, Cisco UCS, XenServer, Debian, ConnectPort TSx, Avamar, ExtremeXOS, Summit, BIG-IP Hardware, TMOS, Fedora, FortiAnalyzer, FortiGate, FortiManager, FortiOS, FreeBSD, Android OS, Chrome, 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, Firefox, openSUSE Leap, Opera, Oracle Communications, WebLogic, 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, ESXi, VMware vSphere, VMware vSphere Hypervisor, VMware Workstation, Xen.
Severity of this announce: 1/4.
Consequences of an intrusion: data reading.
Attacker's origin: user shell.
Creation date: 05/01/2018.
Revision date: 07/02/2018.
Références of this computer vulnerability: 2016636, 519675, ADV180002, CERTFR-2018-AVI-004, CERTFR-2018-AVI-005, CERTFR-2018-AVI-006, CERTFR-2018-AVI-008, CERTFR-2018-AVI-009, CERTFR-2018-AVI-012, CERTFR-2018-AVI-013, CERTFR-2018-AVI-014, CERTFR-2018-AVI-016, CERTFR-2018-AVI-028, CERTFR-2018-AVI-029, CERTFR-2018-AVI-030, CERTFR-2018-AVI-032, CERTFR-2018-AVI-040, CERTFR-2018-AVI-048, CERTFR-2018-AVI-049, CERTFR-2018-AVI-075, CERTFR-2018-AVI-079, CERTFR-2018-AVI-080, CERTFR-2018-AVI-083, CERTFR-2018-AVI-094, CERTFR-2018-AVI-104, CERTFR-2018-AVI-118, CERTFR-2018-AVI-119, CERTFR-2018-AVI-124, CERTFR-2018-AVI-134, CERTFR-2018-AVI-161, CERTFR-2018-AVI-170, CERTFR-2018-AVI-196, CERTFR-2018-AVI-206, CERTFR-2018-AVI-208, CERTFR-2018-AVI-256, CERTFR-2019-AVI-242, cisco-sa-20180104-cpusidechannel, cpujul2019, CTX231390, CTX231399, CVE-2017-5715, DLA-1349-1, DLA-1362-1, DLA-1369-1, DLA-1422-1, DLA-1422-2, DLA-1497-1, DLA-1506-1, DSA-2018-049, DSA-4120-1, DSA-4120-2, DSA-4179-1, DSA-4187-1, DSA-4188-1, DSA-4213-1, FEDORA-2018-21a7ad920c, FEDORA-2018-276558ff6f, FEDORA-2018-6b319763ab, FEDORA-2018-7e17849364, FEDORA-2018-e6fe35524d, FEDORA-2018-fb582aabcc, FG-IR-18-002, FreeBSD-SA-18:03.speculative_execution, HT208397, HT208401, JSA10842, JSA10873, K91229003, LSN-0035-1, MBGSA-1801, MFSA-2018-01, N1022433, nas8N1022433, openSUSE-SU-2018:0013-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:0022-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:0023-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:0026-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:0030-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:0059-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:0066-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:0187-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:0326-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:0408-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:0459-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:0710-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:0745-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:0780-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:0939-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:1502-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:1623-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:1631-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:2119-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:2237-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:2524-1, 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-2018:0496-01, RHSA-2018:0512-01, RHSA-2018:1129-01, RHSA-2018:1196-01, SA161, SB10226, Spectre, spectre_meltdown_advisory, SSA-168644, SSA:2018-016-01, SSA:2018-037-01, STORM-2018-001, SUSE-SU-2018:0006-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0007-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0008-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0009-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0011-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0012-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0019-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0020-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0031-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0036-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0039-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0040-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0041-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0051-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0056-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0067-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0068-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0069-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0113-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0114-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0115-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0131-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0171-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0219-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0383-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0416-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0437-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0438-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0472-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0525-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0555-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0601-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0609-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0638-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0660-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0678-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0705-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0708-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0762-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0831-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0838-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0841-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0861-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0909-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0920-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0986-1, SUSE-SU-2018:1077-1, SUSE-SU-2018:1080-1, SUSE-SU-2018:1308-1, SUSE-SU-2018:1363-1, SUSE-SU-2018:1368-1, SUSE-SU-2018:1376-1, SUSE-SU-2018:1386-1, SUSE-SU-2018:1498-1, SUSE-SU-2018:1503-1, SUSE-SU-2018:1567-1, SUSE-SU-2018:1570-1, SUSE-SU-2018:1571-1, SUSE-SU-2018:1603-1, SUSE-SU-2018:1658-1, SUSE-SU-2018:1661-1, SUSE-SU-2018:1699-1, SUSE-SU-2018:1759-1, SUSE-SU-2018:1784-1, SUSE-SU-2018:2082-1, SUSE-SU-2018:2141-1, SUSE-SU-2018:2189-1, SUSE-SU-2018:2528-1, SUSE-SU-2018:2631-1, SUSE-SU-2019:13999-1, Synology-SA-18:01, USN-3516-1, USN-3530-1, USN-3531-1, USN-3531-2, USN-3531-3, USN-3541-1, USN-3541-2, USN-3549-1, USN-3560-1, USN-3561-1, USN-3580-1, USN-3581-1, USN-3581-2, USN-3581-3, USN-3582-1, USN-3582-2, USN-3594-1, USN-3597-1, USN-3597-2, USN-3620-1, USN-3620-2, USN-3690-1, USN-3690-2, VIGILANCE-VUL-24949, VMSA-2018-0002, VMSA-2018-0004, VMSA-2018-0004.2, VMSA-2018-0004.3, VN-2018-001, VN-2018-002, VU#584653, XSA-254.

Description of the vulnerability

A local attacker can monitor the performances of its process, in order to get information about the data used for computing by the processor.
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