New Search

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.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9747

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.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Oracle Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
  • CentOS Linux 3
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2005-0109
Product(s):