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Cisco Bug: CSCvh68612 - Side Channel Analysis vulnerability - Hyperflex Controller VM software

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Sep 14, 2019

Products (1)

  • Cisco HyperFlex HX-Series

Known Affected Releases

2.5(1d) 2.6(1b)

Description (partial)

The HyperFlex product is based on a hardware platform that is affected by the vulnerabilities identified by the following Common Vulnerability and Exposures (CVE) IDs:
CVE-2017-5715 - Branch Target Injection Side-Channel Information Disclosure Vulnerability (aka Spectre (Variant 2))
CVE-2017-5753 - Bounds Check Bypass Side-Channel Information Disclosure Vulnerability (aka Spectre (Variant 1))
CVE-2017-5754 - Rogue Data Cache Load Side-Channel Information Disclosure Vulnerability (aka Meltdown (Variant 3))
A HyperFlex solution on VMware ESXi Hypervisor consists of four components:
1) ESXi Hypervisor
2) HyperFlex Controller VM
3) HyperFlex hardware platform for hyper-converged and compute only nodes (UCS microcode)
4) Guest VM OS updates

Exposure is not configuration dependent.
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