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CVE-2013-6885 Detail

Current Description

The microcode on AMD 16h 00h through 0Fh processors does not properly handle the interaction between locked instructions and write-combined memory types, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (system hang) via a crafted application, aka the errata 793 issue.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.7 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.dragonflybsd.org/pipermail/kernel/2011-December/046594.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2013-December/123553.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2013-December/124195.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2013-December/124199.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2014-03/msg00010.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2014-03/msg00011.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2014-03/msg00015.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2014-03/msg00021.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2014-03/msg00026.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2014-04/msg00000.html
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/11/28/1
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-0285.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201407-03.xml
http://support.amd.com/TechDocs/51810_16h_00h-0Fh_Rev_Guide.pdf
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3128
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/12/02/1
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/63983
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1029415
http://www.zdnet.com/blog/hardware/amd-owns-up-to-cpu-bug/18924
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1035823
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/89335

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
AND
OR
 cpe:2.3:o:amd:16h_model_processor_firmware:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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OR
 cpe:2.3:h:amd:16h_model_00h_processor:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:amd:16h_model_0fh_processor:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2013-6885
NVD Published Date:
11/28/2013
NVD Last Modified:
12/15/2017