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CVE-2020-8696

Published: 10 November 2020

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.

From the Ubuntu security team

Ezra Caltum, Joseph Nuzman, Nir Shildan and Ofir Joseff discovered that some Intel(R) Processors did not properly remove sensitive information before storage or transfer in some situations. A local attacker could possibly use this to expose sensitive information.

Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 2.8

Status

Package Release Status
intel-microcode
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (3.20201110.0ubuntu0.18.04.1)
eoan Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
focal
Released (3.20201110.0ubuntu0.20.04.1)
groovy
Released (3.20201110.0ubuntu0.20.10.1)
precise Does not exist

trusty
Released (3.20201110.0ubuntu0.14.04.1)
upstream Needs triage

xenial
Released (3.20201110.0ubuntu0.16.04.1)