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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2020-8696

Improper removal of sensitive information before storage or transfer in some Intel(R) Processors may allow an authenticated user to potentially enable information disclosure via local access.
Publish Date : 2020-11-12 Last Update Date : 2021-07-02
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
2.1
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 212

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHBA-2021:0621: microcode_ctl bug fix and enhancement update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhba:def:20210621 unix
RHBA-2021:0623: microcode_ctl bug fix and enhancement update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhba:def:20210623 unix
RHSA-2020:5083: microcode_ctl security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20205083 unix
RHSA-2020:5084: microcode_ctl security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20205084 unix
RHSA-2020:5085: microcode_ctl security, bug fix and enhancement update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20205085 unix
RHSA-2021:3027: microcode_ctl security, bug fix and enhancement update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20213027 unix
RHSA-2021:3028: microcode_ctl security, bug fix and enhancement update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20213028 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2020-8696

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Debian Debian Linux 9.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 31 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Netapp Clustered Data Ontap - * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Debian Debian Linux 1
Fedoraproject Fedora 1
Netapp Clustered Data Ontap 1

- References For CVE-2020-8696

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2021/02/msg00007.html
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20210205 [SECURITY] [DLA 2546-1] intel-microcode security update
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20201113-0006/ CONFIRM
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/message/MAAGIK5CXKBPGY3R4UR5VO56M7MKLZ43/
FEDORA FEDORA-2020-14fda1bf85
https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/security-center/advisory/intel-sa-00381

- Vulnerability Conditions

Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used 0
Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used 0

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2020-8696

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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