Information Exposure Affecting gcc-8 package, versions *



    Attack Complexity Low
    Confidentiality High

    Threat Intelligence

    EPSS 0.05% (17th percentile)
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5.5 medium
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Red Hat
5.5 medium

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-UBUNTU1804-GCC8-572149
  • published 12 Jun 2020
  • disclosed 8 Jun 2020

How to fix?

There is no fixed version for Ubuntu:18.04 gcc-8.

NVD Description

Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply only to the upstream gcc-8 package and not the gcc-8 package as distributed by Ubuntu. See How to fix? for Ubuntu:18.04 relevant fixed versions and status.

Arm Armv8-A core implementations utilizing speculative execution past unconditional changes in control flow may allow unauthorized disclosure of information to an attacker with local user access via a side-channel analysis, aka "straight-line speculation."