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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-0109

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.
Publish Date : 2005-03-05 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.2
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
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) Obtain Information
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Vendor Statements

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2005-02-26 2005-05-13
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Hyper-Threading technology, as used in FreeBSD and other operating systems that are run on Intel Pentium and other proce... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9747 unix
RHSA-2005:476: openssl security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005476 unix
RHSA-2005:476: openssl security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050476 unix
RHSA-2005:800: openssl security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050800 unix
RHSA-2005:800: openssl security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005800 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-2005-0109

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Freebsd Freebsd 1.1.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Freebsd Freebsd 2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Freebsd Freebsd 2.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Freebsd Freebsd 2.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Freebsd Freebsd 2.1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Freebsd Freebsd 2.1.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Freebsd Freebsd 2.1.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Freebsd Freebsd 2.1.7.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Freebsd Freebsd 2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Freebsd Freebsd 2.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Freebsd Freebsd 2.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Freebsd Freebsd 2.2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Freebsd Freebsd 2.2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Freebsd Freebsd 2.2.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Freebsd Freebsd 2.2.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Freebsd Freebsd 3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS Freebsd Freebsd 3.0 Releng Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS Freebsd Freebsd 3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 OS Freebsd Freebsd 3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 OS Freebsd Freebsd 3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 OS Freebsd Freebsd 3.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 OS Freebsd Freebsd 3.5 Stable Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 OS Freebsd Freebsd 3.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 OS Freebsd Freebsd 3.5.1 Release Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 OS Freebsd Freebsd 3.5.1 Stable Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 OS Freebsd Freebsd 3.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 OS Freebsd Freebsd 4.0 Releng Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 OS Freebsd Freebsd 4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 OS Freebsd Freebsd 4.0 Alpha Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 OS Freebsd Freebsd 4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 OS Freebsd Freebsd 4.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 OS Freebsd Freebsd 4.1.1 Release Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 OS Freebsd Freebsd 4.1.1 Stable Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 OS Freebsd Freebsd 4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 OS Freebsd Freebsd 4.2 Stable Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 OS Freebsd Freebsd 4.3 Release P38 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 OS Freebsd Freebsd 4.3 Releng Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 OS Freebsd Freebsd 4.3 Stable Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 OS Freebsd Freebsd 4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 OS Freebsd Freebsd 4.3 Release Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 OS Freebsd Freebsd 4.4 Stable Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 OS Freebsd Freebsd 4.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 OS Freebsd Freebsd 4.4 Release P42 Version Details Vulnerabilities
44 OS Freebsd Freebsd 4.4 Releng Version Details Vulnerabilities
45 OS Freebsd Freebsd 4.5 Stable Version Details Vulnerabilities
46 OS Freebsd Freebsd 4.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
47 OS Freebsd Freebsd 4.5 Release Version Details Vulnerabilities
48 OS Freebsd Freebsd 4.5 Release P32 Version Details Vulnerabilities
49 OS Freebsd Freebsd 4.5 Releng Version Details Vulnerabilities
50 OS Freebsd Freebsd 4.6 Releng Version Details Vulnerabilities
51 OS Freebsd Freebsd 4.6 Stable Version Details Vulnerabilities
52 OS Freebsd Freebsd 4.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
53 OS Freebsd Freebsd 4.6 Release Version Details Vulnerabilities
54 OS Freebsd Freebsd 4.6 Release P20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
55 OS Freebsd Freebsd 4.6.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
56 OS Freebsd Freebsd 4.7 Stable Version Details Vulnerabilities
57 OS Freebsd Freebsd 4.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
58 OS Freebsd Freebsd 4.7 Release Version Details Vulnerabilities
59 OS Freebsd Freebsd 4.7 Release P17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
60 OS Freebsd Freebsd 4.7 Releng Version Details Vulnerabilities
61 OS Freebsd Freebsd 4.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
62 OS Freebsd Freebsd 4.8 Pre-release Version Details Vulnerabilities
63 OS Freebsd Freebsd 4.8 Release P6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
64 OS Freebsd Freebsd 4.8 Releng Version Details Vulnerabilities
65 OS Freebsd Freebsd 4.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
66 OS Freebsd Freebsd 4.9 Pre-release Version Details Vulnerabilities
67 OS Freebsd Freebsd 4.9 Releng Version Details Vulnerabilities
68 OS Freebsd Freebsd 4.10 Release Version Details Vulnerabilities
69 OS Freebsd Freebsd 4.10 Release P8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
70 OS Freebsd Freebsd 4.10 Releng Version Details Vulnerabilities
71 OS Freebsd Freebsd 4.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
72 OS Freebsd Freebsd 4.11 Stable Version Details Vulnerabilities
73 OS Freebsd Freebsd 4.11 Release P3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
74 OS Freebsd Freebsd 4.11 Releng Version Details Vulnerabilities
75 OS Freebsd Freebsd 5.0 Release P14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
76 OS Freebsd Freebsd 5.0 Releng Version Details Vulnerabilities
77 OS Freebsd Freebsd 5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
78 OS Freebsd Freebsd 5.0 Alpha Version Details Vulnerabilities
79 OS Freebsd Freebsd 5.1 Releng Version Details Vulnerabilities
80 OS Freebsd Freebsd 5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
81 OS Freebsd Freebsd 5.1 Alpha Version Details Vulnerabilities
82 OS Freebsd Freebsd 5.1 Release Version Details Vulnerabilities
83 OS Freebsd Freebsd 5.1 Release P5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
84 OS Freebsd Freebsd 5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
85 OS Freebsd Freebsd 5.2.1 Release Version Details Vulnerabilities
86 OS Freebsd Freebsd 5.2.1 Releng Version Details Vulnerabilities
87 OS Freebsd Freebsd 5.3 Release Version Details Vulnerabilities
88 OS Freebsd Freebsd 5.3 Releng Version Details Vulnerabilities
89 OS Freebsd Freebsd 5.3 Stable Version Details Vulnerabilities
90 OS Freebsd Freebsd 5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
91 OS Freebsd Freebsd 5.4 Release Version Details Vulnerabilities
92 OS Freebsd Freebsd 5.4 Pre-release Version Details Vulnerabilities
93 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 2.1 Advanced Server Ia64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
94 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 2.1 Enterprise Server Version Details Vulnerabilities
95 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 2.1 Enterprise Server Ia64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
96 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 2.1 Workstation Version Details Vulnerabilities
97 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 2.1 Workstation Ia64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
98 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 2.1 Advanced Server Version Details Vulnerabilities
99 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 3.0 Enterprise Server Version Details Vulnerabilities
100 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 3.0 Workstation Server Version Details Vulnerabilities
101 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 3.0 Advanced Server Version Details Vulnerabilities
102 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 4.0 Advanced Server Version Details Vulnerabilities
103 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 4.0 Enterprise Server Version Details Vulnerabilities
104 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 4.0 Workstation Version Details Vulnerabilities
105 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
106 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
107 OS Redhat Fedora Core Core 3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
108 OS SCO Openserver 5.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
109 OS SCO Unixware 7.1.3 Up Version Details Vulnerabilities
110 OS SCO Unixware 7.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
111 OS SCO Unixware 7.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
112 OS SUN Solaris 7.0 X86 Version Details Vulnerabilities
113 OS SUN Solaris 8.0 X86 Version Details Vulnerabilities
114 OS SUN Solaris 9.0 X86 Update 2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
115 OS SUN Solaris 9.0 X86 Version Details Vulnerabilities
116 OS SUN Solaris 10.0 Sparc Version Details Vulnerabilities
117 OS Ubuntu Ubuntu Linux 4.1 Ia64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
118 OS Ubuntu Ubuntu Linux 4.1 PPC Version Details Vulnerabilities
119 OS Ubuntu Ubuntu Linux 5.04 Powerpc Version Details Vulnerabilities
120 OS Ubuntu Ubuntu Linux 5.04 Amd64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
121 OS Ubuntu Ubuntu Linux 5.04 I386 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Freebsd Freebsd 92
Redhat Enterprise Linux 12
Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 2
Redhat Fedora Core 1
SCO Openserver 1
SCO Unixware 3
SUN Solaris 5
Ubuntu Ubuntu Linux 5

- References For CVE-2005-0109

ftp://ftp.sco.com/pub/updates/UnixWare/SCOSA-2005.24/SCOSA-2005.24.txt
SCO SCOSA-2005.24
http://secunia.com/advisories/15348
SECUNIA 15348
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=openbsd-misc&m=110995101417256&w=2
MLIST [openbsd-misc] 20050304 Re: FreeBSD hiding security stuff
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=freebsd-security&m=110994370429609&w=2
MLIST [freebsd-security] 20050304 [Fwd: Re: FW:FreeBSD hiding security stuff]
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=freebsd-hackers&m=110994026421858&w=2
MLIST [freebsd-hackers] 20050304 Re: FW:FreeBSD hiding security stuff
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-101739-1
SUNALERT 101739
http://secunia.com/advisories/18165
SECUNIA 18165
http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1SSRVHMCHMC_C081516_754
http://www.daemonology.net/papers/htt.pdf
http://www.daemonology.net/hyperthreading-considered-harmful/
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2005/3002
VUPEN ADV-2005-3002
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-800.html
REDHAT RHSA-2005:800
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-476.html
REDHAT RHSA-2005:476
http://securitytracker.com/id?1013967
SECTRACK 1013967
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/911878
CERT-VN VU#911878
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/12724
BID 12724 Multiple Vendor Hyper-Threading Technology Information Disclosure Vulnerability Release Date:2007-03-09
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2005/0540
VUPEN ADV-2005-0540

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-0109

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


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