Published: 12 November 2019
Improper conditions check in the voltage modulation interface for some Intel(R) Xeon(R) Scalable Processors may allow a privileged user to potentially enable denial of service via local access.
From the Ubuntu Security Team
It was discovered that certain Intel Xeon processors did not properly restrict access to a voltage modulation interface. A local privileged attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash).
This issue only affects processors manufactured by Intel Kernel changes are not needed to mitigate this issue
Cvss 3 Severity Score
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
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