CVE-2017-5715

NameCVE-2017-5715
DescriptionSystems with microprocessors utilizing speculative execution and indirect branch prediction may allow unauthorized disclosure of information to an attacker with local user access via a side-channel analysis.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-1369-1, DLA-1422-1, DLA-1497-1, DSA-4187-1, DSA-4188-1, DSA-4213-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs886532, 886852

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
intel-microcode (PTS)jessie/non-free3.20180425.1~deb8u1fixed
stretch/non-free3.20180425.1~deb9u1fixed
sid/non-free, buster/non-free3.20180807a.1fixed
jessie/non-free (security)3.20180807a.1~deb8u1fixed
stretch/non-free (security)3.20180807a.1~deb9u1fixed
linux (PTS)jessie3.16.56-1+deb8u1vulnerable
jessie (security)3.16.57-2fixed
stretch4.9.110-1fixed
stretch (security)4.9.110-3+deb9u4fixed
buster4.18.6-1fixed
sid4.18.8-1fixed
nvidia-graphics-drivers (PTS)jessie/non-free340.106-1fixed
stretch/non-free384.130-1fixed
sid/non-free, buster/non-free390.87-2fixed
nvidia-graphics-drivers-legacy-304xx (PTS)jessie/non-free304.137-0~deb8u1vulnerable
stretch/non-free304.137-5~deb9u1vulnerable
sid/non-free304.137-5vulnerable
nvidia-graphics-drivers-legacy-340xx (PTS)stretch/non-free340.106-2~deb9u1fixed
sid/non-free, buster/non-free340.107-2fixed
qemu (PTS)jessie1:2.1+dfsg-12+deb8u6vulnerable
jessie (security)1:2.1+dfsg-12+deb8u7fixed
stretch (security), stretch1:2.8+dfsg-6+deb9u4fixed
buster, sid1:2.12+dfsg-3fixed
virtualbox (PTS)jessie/contrib (security), jessie/contrib4.3.36-dfsg-1+deb8u1vulnerable
sid/contrib, buster/contrib5.2.18-dfsg-2fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
intel-microcodesource(unstable)3.20180425.1medium
intel-microcodesourcejessie3.20180425.1~deb8u1medium
intel-microcodesourcestretch3.20180425.1~deb9u1medium
linuxsource(unstable)4.15.11-1medium
linuxsourcejessie3.16.57-1mediumDLA-1422-1
linuxsourcestretch4.9.88-1mediumDSA-4188-1
linuxsourcewheezy3.2.101-1mediumDLA-1369-1
linux-grsecsource(unstable)(unfixed)medium
nvidia-graphics-driverssource(unstable)384.111-1medium886852
nvidia-graphics-driverssourcejessie340.106-1medium
nvidia-graphics-driverssourcestretch384.111-4~deb9u1medium
nvidia-graphics-driverssourcewheezy(unfixed)end-of-life
nvidia-graphics-drivers-legacy-304xxsource(unstable)(unfixed)medium
nvidia-graphics-drivers-legacy-340xxsource(unstable)340.106-1medium
nvidia-graphics-drivers-legacy-340xxsourcestretch340.106-1~deb9u1medium
qemusource(unstable)1:2.12~rc3+dfsg-1medium886532
qemusourcejessie1:2.1+dfsg-12+deb8u7mediumDLA-1497-1
qemusourcestretch1:2.8+dfsg-6+deb9u4mediumDSA-4213-1
qemu-kvmsource(unstable)(unfixed)medium
virtualboxsource(unstable)5.2.6-dfsg-1medium
virtualboxsourcejessie(unfixed)end-of-life
virtualboxsourcewheezy(unfixed)end-of-life

Notes

https://spectreattack.com/
https://xenbits.xen.org/xsa/advisory-254.html
https://googleprojectzero.blogspot.co.uk/2018/01/reading-privileged-memory-with-side.html
Paper: https://spectreattack.com/spectre.pdf
https://www.suse.com/de-de/support/kb/doc/?id=7022512
https://www.suse.com/support/update/announcement/2018/suse-su-20180009-1/
For the required microcode updates in advance:
intel-microcode: https://bugs.debian.org/886367
intel-microcode: Some microcode updates to partially adress CVE-2017-5715 included in 3.20171215.1
Further updates in 3.20180312.1
amd64-microcode: https://bugs.debian.org/886382
amd64-microcode updates in 3.20180515.1
Qemu patches: https://lists.nongnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2018-01/msg00811.html
to pass thorugh new MSR and CPUID flags from the host VM to the CPU, to
allow (future) enabling/disabling ranch prediction features in the Intel
CPU.
[jessie] - virtualbox <end-of-life> (DSA-3699-1)
[wheezy] - virtualbox <end-of-life> (DSA 3454)
[wheezy] - nvidia-graphics-drivers <end-of-life> (Non-free not supported)
[stretch] - nvidia-graphics-drivers-legacy-304xx <no-dsa> (Non-free not supported)
[jessie] - nvidia-graphics-drivers-legacy-304xx <no-dsa> (Non-free not supported)

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