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CVE-2018-5407 Detail

Current 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'.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/15/2018
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.7 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 1.0


Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): High
Privileges Required (PR): Low
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 1.9 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/105897 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:0483 Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:0651 Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:0652 Third Party Advisory
https://eprint.iacr.org/2018/1060.pdf Technical Description Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/bbbrumley/portsmash Exploit Third Party Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/11/msg00024.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
https://nodejs.org/en/blog/vulnerability/november-2018-security-releases/ Third Party Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201903-10 Third Party Advisory
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20181126-0001/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3840-1/ Third Party Advisory
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4348 Third Party Advisory
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4355 Third Party Advisory
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/45785/ Exploit Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuapr2019-5072813.html
https://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpujan2019-5072801.html Patch Vendor Advisory
https://www.tenable.com/security/tns-2018-16 Third Party Advisory
https://www.tenable.com/security/tns-2018-17 Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:nodejs:node.js:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
6.14.4
 cpe:2.3:a:nodejs:node.js:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
8.0.0
Up to (excluding)
8.11.4
 cpe:2.3:a:nodejs:node.js:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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From (including)
10.0.0
Up to (excluding)
10.9.0

Configuration 4 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
1.1.0h

Configuration 5 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:tenable:nessus:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
8.1.1

Configuration 6 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:oracle:vm_virtualbox:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
6.0.0

Configuration 7 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_desktop:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server:7.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_aus:7.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_eus:7.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_tus:7.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_workstation:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-5407
NVD Published Date:
11/15/2018
NVD Last Modified:
04/23/2019