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CVE-2005-0109 Detail

Description

Hyper-Threading technology, as used in FreeBSD and other operating systems that are run on Intel Pentium and other processors, allows local users to use a malicious thread to create covert channels, monitor the execution of other threads, and obtain sensitive information such as cryptographic keys, via a timing attack on memory cache misses.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  03/05/2005

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-0109
Original release date:
03/05/2005
Last revised:
10/17/2016
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.2 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (03/14/2007)

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
ftp://ftp.sco.com/pub/updates/UnixWare/SCOSA-2005.24/SCOSA-2005.24.txt External Source SCO SCOSA-2005.24
http://marc.info/?l=freebsd-hackers&m=110994026421858&w=2 External Source MLIST [freebsd-hackers] 20050304 Re: FW:FreeBSD hiding security stuff
http://marc.info/?l=freebsd-security&m=110994370429609&w=2 External Source MLIST [freebsd-security] 20050304 [Fwd: Re: FW:FreeBSD hiding security stuff]
http://marc.info/?l=openbsd-misc&m=110995101417256&w=2 External Source MLIST [openbsd-misc] 20050304 Re: FreeBSD hiding security stuff
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9747 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9747
http://securitytracker.com/id?1013967 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source SECTRACK 1013967
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-101739-1 Vendor Advisory External Source SUNALERT 101739
http://www.daemonology.net/hyperthreading-considered-harmful/ External Source MISC http://www.daemonology.net/hyperthreading-considered-harmful/
http://www.daemonology.net/papers/htt.pdf External Source MISC http://www.daemonology.net/papers/htt.pdf
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/911878 Third Party Advisory; US Government Resource External Source CERT-VN VU#911878
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-476.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2005:476
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-800.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2005:800
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/12724 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source BID 12724
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2005/0540 External Source VUPEN ADV-2005-0540
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2005/3002 External Source VUPEN ADV-2005-3002
http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1SSRVHMCHMC_C081516_754 External Source MISC http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1SSRVHMCHMC_C081516_754

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9747
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9747

Technical Details

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Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

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