CVE-2020-12912 Detail

Description

A potential vulnerability in the AMD extension to Linux "hwmon" service may allow an attacker to use the Linux-based Running Average Power Limit (RAPL) interface to show various side channel attacks. In line with industry partners, AMD has updated the RAPL interface to require privileged access.


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Hyperlink Resource
https://www.amd.com/en/corporate/product-security

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-749 Exposed Dangerous Method or Function Reference acceptance level Advanced Micro Devices Inc.  

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2020-12912
NVD Published Date:
11/12/2020
NVD Last Modified:
11/12/2020
Source:
Advanced Micro Devices Inc.