Page table walks conducted by the MMU during virtual to physical address translation leave a trace in the last level cache of modern AMD processors. By performing a side-channel attack on the MMU operations, it is possible to leak data and code pointers from JavaScript, breaking ASLR.
Published 2017-02-27 07:59:00
Updated 2017-03-02 02:59:02
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: Information leak

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2017-5926

0.32%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 67 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2017-5926

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
5.0
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
10.0
2.9
NIST
7.5
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N
3.9
3.6
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2017-5926

References for CVE-2017-5926

Products affected by CVE-2017-5926

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