|Created:||May 23, 2005||Updated:||October 11, 2005|
|Description:||Hyper-Threading technology, as used in FreeBSD other operating systems and implemented on Intel Pentium and other processors, allows local users to use a malicious thread to create covert channels, monitor the execution of other threads, and obtain sensitive information such as cryptographic keys, via a timing attack on memory cache misses. See this LWN article for more information.|
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