CVE-2017-5715

NameCVE-2017-5715
DescriptionSystems with microprocessors utilizing speculative execution and indirect branch prediction may allow unauthorized disclosure of information to an attacker with local user access via a side-channel analysis.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-1369-1, DLA-1422-1, DLA-1497-1, DLA-2148-1, DLA-2743-1, DSA-4187-1, DSA-4188-1, DSA-4201-1, DSA-4213-1, ELA-17-1, ELA-18-1
Debian Bugs886532, 886852

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
amd64-microcode (PTS)jessie/non-free3.20230719.1~deb8u1fixed
jessie/non-free (lts)3.20181128.1~deb8u1fixed
stretch/non-free3.20230719.1~deb9u1fixed
stretch/non-free (security), stretch/non-free (lts)3.20181128.1~deb9u2fixed
buster/non-free3.20181128.1fixed
buster/non-free (security)3.20230719.1~deb10u1fixed
bullseye/non-free3.20230808.1.1~deb11u1fixed
bullseye/non-free (security)3.20230719.1~deb11u1fixed
bookworm/non-free-firmware3.20230808.1.1~deb12u1fixed
bookworm/non-free-firmware (security)3.20230719.1~deb12u1fixed
trixie/non-free-firmware, sid/non-free-firmware3.20240116.2fixed
intel-microcode (PTS)jessie/non-free3.20240312.1~deb8u1fixed
jessie/non-free (lts)3.20230214.1~deb8u1fixed
stretch/non-free3.20240312.1~deb9u1fixed
stretch/non-free (security)3.20210608.2~deb9u2fixed
stretch/non-free (lts)3.20230214.1~deb9u1fixed
buster/non-free3.20220510.1~deb10u1fixed
buster/non-free (security)3.20240312.1~deb10u1fixed
bullseye/non-free, bullseye/non-free (security)3.20231114.1~deb11u1fixed
bookworm/non-free-firmware (security), bookworm/non-free-firmware3.20231114.1~deb12u1fixed
trixie/non-free-firmware, sid/non-free-firmware3.20240531.1fixed
linux (PTS)jessie, jessie (lts)3.16.84-1fixed
stretch (security)4.9.320-2fixed
stretch (lts), stretch4.9.320-3fixed
buster4.19.249-2fixed
buster (security)4.19.304-1fixed
bullseye5.10.209-2fixed
bullseye (security)5.10.218-1fixed
bookworm6.1.76-1fixed
bookworm (security)6.1.90-1fixed
trixie6.7.12-1fixed
sid6.8.12-1fixed
nvidia-graphics-drivers (PTS)jessie/non-free340.106-1fixed
stretch/non-free (security), stretch/non-free (lts), stretch/non-free390.144-1~deb9u1fixed
buster/non-free418.226.00-3fixed
bullseye/non-free470.223.02-1fixed
bookworm/non-free-firmware525.147.05-4~deb12u1fixed
trixie/non-free-firmware, sid/non-free-firmware535.161.08-2fixed
nvidia-graphics-drivers-legacy-304xx (PTS)jessie/non-free304.137-0~deb8u1vulnerable
stretch/non-free304.137-5~deb9u1vulnerable
nvidia-graphics-drivers-legacy-340xx (PTS)stretch/non-free340.108-3~deb9u1fixed
buster/non-free340.108-3~deb10u1fixed
sid/non-free340.108-21fixed
qemu (PTS)jessie, jessie (lts)1:2.1+dfsg-12+deb8u23fixed
stretch (security)1:2.8+dfsg-6+deb9u17fixed
stretch (lts), stretch1:2.8+dfsg-6+deb9u19fixed
buster1:3.1+dfsg-8+deb10u8fixed
buster (security)1:3.1+dfsg-8+deb10u12fixed
bullseye1:5.2+dfsg-11+deb11u3fixed
bullseye (security)1:5.2+dfsg-11+deb11u2fixed
bookworm1:7.2+dfsg-7+deb12u5fixed
trixie1:8.2.4+ds-1fixed
sid1:8.2.4+ds-2fixed
virtualbox (PTS)jessie/contrib (lts), jessie/contrib4.3.36-dfsg-1+deb8u1vulnerable
sid/contrib7.0.18-dfsg-2fixed
xen (PTS)jessie, jessie (lts)4.4.4lts5-0+deb8u1vulnerable
stretch (security), stretch (lts), stretch4.8.5.final+shim4.10.4-1+deb9u12fixed
buster, buster (security)4.11.4+107-gef32c7afa2-1fixed
bullseye4.14.6-1fixed
bullseye (security)4.14.5+94-ge49571868d-1fixed
bookworm4.17.3+10-g091466ba55-1~deb12u1fixed
sid, trixie4.17.3+36-g54dacb5c02-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
amd64-microcodesourcewheezy(unfixed)end-of-life
amd64-microcodesourcejessie3.20181128.1~deb8u1DLA-2148-1
amd64-microcodesourcestretch3.20181128.1~deb9u1DLA-2743-1
amd64-microcodesource(unstable)3.20180515.1
intel-microcodesourcewheezy3.20180703.2~bpo8+1~deb7u1ELA-18-1
intel-microcodesourcejessie3.20180425.1~deb8u1
intel-microcodesourcestretch3.20180425.1~deb9u1
intel-microcodesource(unstable)3.20180425.1
linuxsourcewheezy3.16.57-2~deb7u1ELA-17-1
linuxsourcejessie3.16.57-1DLA-1422-1
linuxsourcestretch4.9.88-1DSA-4188-1
linuxsource(unstable)4.15.11-1
linux-grsecsource(unstable)(unfixed)
nvidia-graphics-driverssourcewheezy(unfixed)end-of-life
nvidia-graphics-driverssourcejessie340.106-1
nvidia-graphics-driverssourcestretch384.111-4~deb9u1
nvidia-graphics-driverssource(unstable)384.111-1886852
nvidia-graphics-drivers-legacy-304xxsource(unstable)(unfixed)
nvidia-graphics-drivers-legacy-340xxsourcestretch340.106-1~deb9u1
nvidia-graphics-drivers-legacy-340xxsource(unstable)340.106-1
qemusourcewheezy(unfixed)end-of-life
qemusourcejessie1:2.1+dfsg-12+deb8u7DLA-1497-1
qemusourcestretch1:2.8+dfsg-6+deb9u4DSA-4213-1
qemusource(unstable)1:2.12~rc3+dfsg-1886532
qemu-kvmsourcewheezy(unfixed)end-of-life
qemu-kvmsource(unstable)(unfixed)
virtualboxsourcewheezy(unfixed)end-of-life
virtualboxsourcejessie(unfixed)end-of-life
virtualboxsource(unstable)5.2.6-dfsg-1
xensourcewheezy(unfixed)end-of-life
xensourcestretch4.8.3+xsa262+shim4.10.0+comet3-1+deb9u6DSA-4201-1
xensource(unstable)4.11.1~pre+1.733450b39b-1

Notes

https://spectreattack.com/
https://xenbits.xen.org/xsa/advisory-254.html
https://googleprojectzero.blogspot.co.uk/2018/01/reading-privileged-memory-with-side.html
Paper: https://spectreattack.com/spectre.pdf
https://www.suse.com/de-de/support/kb/doc/?id=7022512
https://www.suse.com/support/update/announcement/2018/suse-su-20180009-1/
For the required microcode updates in advance:
intel-microcode: https://bugs.debian.org/886367
intel-microcode: Some microcode updates to partially adress CVE-2017-5715 included in 3.20171215.1
Further updates in 3.20180312.1
amd64-microcode: https://bugs.debian.org/886382
amd64-microcode updates in 3.20180515.1
Qemu patches: https://lists.nongnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2018-01/msg00811.html
to pass thorugh new MSR and CPUID flags from the host VM to the CPU, to
allow (future) enabling/disabling ranch prediction features in the Intel
CPU.
[jessie] - virtualbox <end-of-life> (DSA-3699-1)
[wheezy] - virtualbox <end-of-life> (DSA 3454)
[wheezy] - nvidia-graphics-drivers <end-of-life> (Non-free not supported)
[stretch] - nvidia-graphics-drivers-legacy-304xx <no-dsa> (Non-free not supported)
[jessie] - nvidia-graphics-drivers-legacy-304xx <no-dsa> (Non-free not supported)
[jessie] - xen <ignored> (Too intrusive to backport)

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