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FS#68618 - [linux] CVE-2020-12912

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by loqs (loqs) - Friday, 13 November 2020, 17:20 GMT
Last edited by Andreas Radke (AndyRTR) - Friday, 04 December 2020, 06:50 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Security
Status Closed
Assigned To No-one
Architecture All
Severity Medium
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No


A potential vulnerability in the AMD extension to Linux "hwmon" service may allow an attacker to use the Linux-based Running Average Power Limit (RAPL) interface to show various side channel attacks. In line with industry partners, AMD has updated the RAPL interface to require privileged access.

Additional info:
* linux 5.9.8.arch1-1
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Closed by  Andreas Radke (AndyRTR)
Friday, 04 December 2020, 06:50 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  Fixed linux 5.9.9.arch1-1