Intel Software Guard Extensions CVE-2019-0117 Local Information Disclosure Vulnerability



Date Discovered

November 12, 2019


Intel Software Guard Extensions (SGX) is prone to a local information-disclosure vulnerability. Attackers can exploit this issue to obtain sensitive information that may aid in further attacks. The following Intel products are affected: 6th Generation Intel Core processors 7th Generation Intel Core processors 8th Generation Intel Core processors 9th Generation Intel Core processors Intel Xeon Processor E3 v5 Family Intel Xeon Processor E3 v6 Family Intel Xeon Processor E- 2100 Family Intel Xeon Processor E-2200 Family

Technologies Affected

  • Intel 6th generation Core processors
  • Intel 7th generation Core processors
  • Intel 8th generation Core processors
  • Intel 9th generation Core processors
  • Intel Software Guard Extensions (SGX)
  • Intel Xeon Processor E-2100
  • Intel Xeon Processor E-2200
  • Intel Xeon Processor E3 v5 Family
  • Intel Xeon Processor E3 v6 Family
  • Redhat Enterprise Linux 5
  • Redhat Enterprise Linux 6
  • Redhat Enterprise Linux 8


Permit local access for trusted individuals only. Where possible, use restricted environments and restricted shells.
Given the local nature of this issue, grant only trusted and accountable individuals access to affected computers.

Updates are available. Please see the references or vendor advisory for more information.




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