CVE-2018-5407

LOW

Description

Simultaneous Multi-threading (SMT) in processors can enable local users to exploit software vulnerable to timing attacks via a side-channel timing attack on 'port contention'.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/105897

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:0483

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:0651

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:0652

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:2125

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:3929

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:3931

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:3932

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:3933

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:3935

https://eprint.iacr.org/2018/1060.pdf

https://github.com/bbbrumley/portsmash

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/11/msg00024.html

https://nodejs.org/en/blog/vulnerability/november-2018-security-releases/

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201903-10

https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20181126-0001/

https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K49711130?utm_source=f5support&utm_medium=RSS

https://usn.ubuntu.com/3840-1/

https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4348

https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4355

https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/45785/

https://www.oracle.com/security-alerts/cpuapr2020.html

https://www.oracle.com/security-alerts/cpujan2020.html

https://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuapr2019-5072813.html

https://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpujan2019-5072801.html

https://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpujul2019-5072835.html

https://www.tenable.com/security/tns-2018-16

https://www.tenable.com/security/tns-2018-17

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-11-15

Updated: 2020-09-18

Type: CWE-203

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 1.9

Vector: AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 3.4

Severity: LOW

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 4.7

Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 1

Severity: MEDIUM