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, DLA-2148-1, DSA-4187-1, DSA-4188-1, DSA-4201-1, DSA-4213-1
NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs886532, 886852

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
amd64-microcode (PTS)stretch/non-free3.20160316.3vulnerable
buster/non-free3.20181128.1fixed
bullseye/non-free, sid/non-free3.20191218.1fixed
intel-microcode (PTS)stretch/non-free3.20200616.1~deb9u1fixed
buster/non-free3.20200616.1~deb10u1fixed
bullseye/non-free, sid/non-free3.20201110.1fixed
stretch/non-free (security)3.20200609.2~deb9u1fixed
buster/non-free (security)3.20200609.2~deb10u1fixed
linux (PTS)stretch4.9.228-1fixed
stretch (security)4.9.240-2fixed
buster4.19.146-1fixed
buster (security)4.19.152-1fixed
bullseye, sid5.9.11-1fixed
nvidia-graphics-drivers (PTS)stretch/non-free390.138-1fixed
buster/non-free418.152.00-1fixed
bullseye/non-free, sid/non-free450.80.02-1fixed
nvidia-graphics-drivers-legacy-304xx (PTS)stretch/non-free304.137-5~deb9u1vulnerable
sid/non-free304.137-8vulnerable
nvidia-graphics-drivers-legacy-340xx (PTS)stretch/non-free340.108-3~deb9u1fixed
buster/non-free340.108-3~deb10u1fixed
bullseye/non-free, sid/non-free340.108-8fixed
qemu (PTS)stretch1:2.8+dfsg-6+deb9u9fixed
stretch (security)1:2.8+dfsg-6+deb9u12fixed
buster, buster (security)1:3.1+dfsg-8+deb10u8fixed
bullseye, sid1:5.1+dfsg-4fixed
virtualbox (PTS)sid/contrib6.1.16-dfsg-4fixed
xen (PTS)stretch (security), stretch4.8.5.final+shim4.10.4-1+deb9u12fixed
buster4.11.4+24-gddaaccbbab-1~deb10u1fixed
buster (security)4.11.4+37-g3263f257ca-1fixed
bullseye, sid4.14.0+80-gd101b417b7-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
amd64-microcodesourcejessie3.20181128.1~deb8u1DLA-2148-1
amd64-microcodesource(unstable)3.20180515.1
intel-microcodesourcejessie3.20180425.1~deb8u1
intel-microcodesourcestretch3.20180425.1~deb9u1
intel-microcodesource(unstable)3.20180425.1
linuxsourcewheezy3.2.101-1DLA-1369-1
linuxsourcejessie3.16.57-1DLA-1422-1
linuxsourcestretch4.9.88-1DSA-4188-1
linuxsource(unstable)4.15.11-1
linux-grsecsource(unstable)(unfixed)
nvidia-graphics-driverssourcewheezy(unfixed)end-of-life
nvidia-graphics-driverssourcejessie340.106-1
nvidia-graphics-driverssourcestretch384.111-4~deb9u1
nvidia-graphics-driverssource(unstable)384.111-1886852
nvidia-graphics-drivers-legacy-304xxsource(unstable)(unfixed)
nvidia-graphics-drivers-legacy-340xxsourcestretch340.106-1~deb9u1
nvidia-graphics-drivers-legacy-340xxsource(unstable)340.106-1
qemusourcejessie1:2.1+dfsg-12+deb8u7DLA-1497-1
qemusourcestretch1:2.8+dfsg-6+deb9u4DSA-4213-1
qemusource(unstable)1:2.12~rc3+dfsg-1886532
qemu-kvmsource(unstable)(unfixed)
virtualboxsourcewheezy(unfixed)end-of-life
virtualboxsourcejessie(unfixed)end-of-life
virtualboxsource(unstable)5.2.6-dfsg-1
xensourcestretch4.8.3+xsa262+shim4.10.0+comet3-1+deb9u6DSA-4201-1
xensource(unstable)4.11.1~pre+1.733450b39b-1

Notes

[stretch] - amd64-microcode <no-dsa> (Can be fixed via point release)
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)
[jessie] - xen <ignored> (Too intrusive to backport)

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