CVE-2018-3640

NameCVE-2018-3640
DescriptionSystems with microprocessors utilizing speculative execution and that perform speculative reads of system registers may allow unauthorized disclosure of system parameters to an attacker with local user access via a side-channel analysis, aka Rogue System Register Read (RSRE), Variant 3a.
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)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
intel-microcode (PTS)stretch/non-free3.20170707.1~deb9u1vulnerable
jessie/non-free3.20180425.1~deb8u1vulnerable
sid/non-free, buster/non-free3.20180425.1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
intel-microcodesource(unstable)(unfixed)

Notes

https://developer.arm.com/support/arm-security-updates/speculative-processor-vulnerability
No software mitigations planned to be implemented in src:linux
https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/security-center/advisory/intel-sa-00115.html

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