CVE-2018-3640

Priority
Description
Systems 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.
Notes
tyhicksV3a - Rogue Register Load
Will be entirely addressed by microcode updates. No kernel changes
are needed.
Package
Upstream:needed
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):released (3.20180807a.0ubuntu0.14.04.1)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (3.20180807a.0ubuntu0.16.04.1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):released (3.20180807a.0ubuntu0.18.04.1)
More Information

Updated: 2019-12-05 18:50:53 UTC (commit dd38ff22974aae499eb50644b9d5a2817483cbdb)