CVE-2019-1125

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2019-08-06
Bugzilla:
1724389: CVE-2019-1125 kernel: hw: Spectre SWAPGS gadget vulnerability
A Spectre gadget was found in the Linux kernel's implementation of system interrupts. An attacker with local access could use this information to reveal private data through a Spectre like side channel.

Find out more about CVE-2019-1125 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

Red Hat Product Security is aware of this issue. Updates will be released as they become available. For additional information, please refer to the Red Hat Knowledgebase article: https://access.redhat.com/articles/4329821

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 5.9
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N
Attack Vector Local
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Changed
Confidentiality High
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 (kernel-rt) RHSA-2019:2405 2019-08-07
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 (kernel) RHSA-2019:2411 2019-08-07
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 (kernel) RHSA-2019:2411 2019-08-07
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 (kernel-rt) RHSA-2019:2405 2019-08-07
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Advanced Update Support 6.6 (kernel) RHSA-2019:2476 2019-08-13
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (kernel) RHSA-2019:2473 2019-08-13

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Virtualization 4 redhat-virtualization-host Affected
Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 4.1 kernel Affected
Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2 kernel-rt Affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 kernel-alt Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 kernel Affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 kernel-rt Affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 kernel Affected
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.

Mitigation

For mitigation related information, please refer to the Red Hat Knowledgebase article: https://access.redhat.com/articles/4329821

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