Oracle MICROS 700 Series Tablet MICROS Tablet 720 information disclosure

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A vulnerability was found in Oracle MICROS 700 Series Tablet (Tablet Operating System) (the affected version is unknown). It has been declared as critical. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown code of the component MICROS Tablet 720. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a information disclosure vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-200. The product exposes sensitive information to an actor that is not explicitly authorized to have access to that information. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality. The summary by CVE is:

Systems 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.

The bug was discovered 01/03/2018. The weakness was released 07/18/2018 as Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - July 2018 as confirmed advisory (Website). The advisory is shared at This vulnerability is known as CVE-2017-5715 since 02/01/2017. The exploitation appears to be difficult. An attack has to be approached locally. A single authentication is needed for exploitation. Technical details are unknown but a public exploit is available. MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1592 for this issue.

It is possible to download the exploit at It is declared as proof-of-concept. The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 1 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 105536 (Scientific Linux Security Update : microcode_ctl on SL6.x i386/x86_64 (20180103) (Spectre)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Scientific Linux Local Security Checks and running in the context l. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 171540 (OpenSUSE Security Update for kbuild, virtualbox (openSUSE-SU-2018:2524-1)).

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at Exploit-DB (43427), Tenable (105536) and SecurityFocus (BID 103774†).






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Class: Information disclosure
CWE: CWE-200 / CWE-284 / CWE-266

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Advisory: Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - July 2018
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2017-5715 (🔍)

SecurityFocus: 103774 - Linux Kernel CVE-2018-10087 Local Denial of Service Vulnerability
SecurityTracker: 1040071

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Created: 07/18/2018 10:06 AM
Updated: 04/17/2023 09:02 AM
Changes: 07/18/2018 10:06 AM (75), 03/07/2020 08:35 AM (23), 04/17/2023 09:02 AM (4)
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