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SWAPGS Attack New Speculative Execution Flaw Affects All Modern Intel CPUs

A new variant of the Spectre (Variant 1)side-channel vulnerability has been discovered that affects modern Intel CPUs which leverage speculative-execution, and some AMD processors as well, Microsoft and Red Hat warn.

Identified as CVE-2019-1125, the vulnerability could allow unprivileged local attackers to access sensitive information stored in the operating system privileged kernel memory,