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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2022-29901

Intel microprocessor generations 6 to 8 are affected by a new Spectre variant that is able to bypass their retpoline mitigation in the kernel to leak arbitrary data. An attacker with unprivileged user access can hijack return instructions to achieve arbitrary speculative code execution under certain microarchitecture-dependent conditions.
Publish Date : 2022-07-12 Last Update Date : 2022-09-11
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
1.9
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeBypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID 668

- Products Affected By CVE-2022-29901

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 35 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 36 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Vmware Esxi 7.0 Update 2e * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Vmware Esxi 7.0 Update 1d * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Vmware Esxi 7.0 - * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Vmware Esxi 7.0 Update 1c * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Vmware Esxi 7.0 Update 2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Vmware Esxi 7.0 Beta * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Vmware Esxi 7.0 Update 3c * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Vmware Esxi 7.0 Update 2a * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Vmware Esxi 7.0 Update 1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Vmware Esxi 7.0 Update 3d * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Vmware Esxi 7.0 Update 2c * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Vmware Esxi 7.0 Update 1a * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Vmware Esxi 7.0 Update 3e * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Vmware Esxi 7.0 Update 2d * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS Vmware Esxi 7.0 Update 1b * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS XEN XEN - * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Fedoraproject Fedora 2
Vmware Esxi 15
XEN XEN 1

- References For CVE-2022-29901

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2022/07/12/4
MLIST [oss-security] 20220712 Re: Xen Security Advisory 407 v1 (CVE-2022-23816,CVE-2022-23825,CVE-2022-29900) - Retbleed - arbitrary speculative code execution with return instructions
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2022/07/13/1
MLIST [oss-security] 20220713 Re: Xen Security Advisory 407 v1 (CVE-2022-23816,CVE-2022-23825,CVE-2022-29900) - Retbleed - arbitrary speculative code execution with return instructions
https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/security-center/advisory/intel-sa-00702.html CONFIRM
https://comsec.ethz.ch/retbleed CONFIRM
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2022/07/12/2
MLIST [oss-security] 20220712 Xen Security Advisory 407 v1 (CVE-2022-23816,CVE-2022-23825,CVE-2022-29900) - Retbleed - arbitrary speculative code execution with return instructions
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/D4RW5FCIYFNCQOEFJEUIRW3DGYW7CWBG/
FEDORA FEDORA-2022-8aab5b5cde
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2022/09/msg00011.html
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20220911 [SECURITY] [DLA 3102-1] linux-5.10 new package
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2022/07/12/5
MLIST [oss-security] 20220712 Re: Xen Security Advisory 407 v1 (CVE-2022-23816,CVE-2022-23825,CVE-2022-29900) - Retbleed - arbitrary speculative code execution with return instructions
https://www.debian.org/security/2022/dsa-5207
DEBIAN DSA-5207
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/M27MB3QFNIJV4EQQSXWARHP3OGX6CR6K/
FEDORA FEDORA-2022-c69ef9c1dd

- Vulnerability Conditions

Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used 0
Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used 0

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2022-29901

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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