Vigil@nce - Linux kernel: information disclosure via Indirect Branch Prediction Barrier
July 2020 by Vigil@nce
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SYNTHESIS OF THE VULNERABILITY
Impacted products: Fedora, Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES.
Consequences: data reading.
Provenance: user shell.
Confidence: confirmed by the editor (5/5).
Creation date: 19/06/2020.
DESCRIPTION OF THE VULNERABILITY
An attacker can bypass access restrictions to data via Indirect Branch Prediction Barrier of the Linux kernel, in order to obtain sensitive information.
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