Trending CVEs for the Week of August 12th, 2019
CVE-2019-1125 – SWAPGS Vulnerability
An information disclosure vulnerability exists when certain central processing units (CPU) speculatively access memory. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could read privileged data across trust boundaries. This SWAPGS vulnerability allows local programs, like malware, to read data from memory that is should normally not have access to, such as the Windows or Linux kernel memory.
- Windows Modern CPUs
- Intel Modern CPUs
- Red Hat Modern CPUs
- ChromeOS 4.19 and Android 4.19