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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
Description Last Modified:  03/05/2005

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
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.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
ftp://ftp.sco.com/pub/updates/UnixWare/SCOSA-2005.24/SCOSA-2005.24.txt
http://marc.info/?l=freebsd-hackers&m=110994026421858&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=freebsd-security&m=110994370429609&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=openbsd-misc&m=110995101417256&w=2
http://securitytracker.com/id?1013967 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-101739-1 Vendor Advisory
http://www.daemonology.net/hyperthreading-considered-harmful/
http://www.daemonology.net/papers/htt.pdf
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/911878 Third Party Advisory US Government Resource
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-476.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-800.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/12724 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2005/0540
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2005/3002
http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1SSRVHMCHMC_C081516_754
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9747

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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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-0109
NVD Published Date:
03/05/2005
NVD Last Modified:
05/02/2018