CVE-2017-5926

2017-02-27T02:59:00
ID CVE-2017-5926
Type cve
Reporter NVD
Modified 2017-03-01T21:59:02

Description

Page table walks conducted by the MMU during virtual to physical address translation leave a trace in the last level cache of modern AMD processors. By performing a side-channel attack on the MMU operations, it is possible to leak data and code pointers from JavaScript, breaking ASLR.