Bug 2171243 (CVE-2022-33972) - CVE-2022-33972 kernel: Intel firmware update for incorrect calculation in microcode keying mechanism
Summary: CVE-2022-33972 kernel: Intel firmware update for incorrect calculation in mic...
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Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2022-33972
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Depends On: 2171244 2171246 2171247 2171248 2171249
Blocks: 2169989
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Reported: 2023-02-19 11:44 UTC by Alex
Modified: 2024-02-07 13:07 UTC (History)
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A flaw was found in the Linux kernel. 3rd Generation Intel Xeon Scalable Processors may allow information disclosure. This issue could allow a privileged user to enable information disclosure via local access.
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Description Alex 2023-02-19 11:44:01 UTC
A potential security vulnerability in some 3rd Generation Intel(R) Xeon(R) Scalable Processors may allow information disclosure.  Intel is releasing firmware updates to mitigate this potential vulnerability.

References:
https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/security-center/advisory/intel-sa-00730.html
https://github.com/intel/Intel-Linux-Processor-Microcode-Data-Files/releases/tag/microcode-20230214

Comment 1 Alex 2023-02-19 11:44:20 UTC
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 2171244]

Comment 4 Justin M. Forbes 2023-03-01 19:46:15 UTC
Not sure why there are kernel bugs for these, it seems all mitigation is in microcode with would be microcode_ctl updates.


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