OS-OTHER -- Snort has detected traffic targeting vulnerabilities in a non-standard operating system (not Windows, Linux, Solaris, or mobile). This does not include browser traffic or other software on the OS, but attacks against the OS itself.
OS-OTHER Intel x64 side-channel analysis information leak attempt
This event is generated when an x86 side-channel analysis information leak is detected.
Attempted Information Leak
Ease of Attack:
What To Look For
No public information
No known false positives
Cisco Talos Intelligence Group
MITRE ATT&CK Framework
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CVE Additional Information
CVE-2017-5754Systems with microprocessors utilizing speculative execution and indirect branch prediction may allow unauthorized disclosure of information to an attacker with local user access via a side-channel analysis of the data cache.
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