CVE Reference: CVE-2013-6885

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CVE-2013-6885

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.

CVE Status:
Candidate

References:

XF
  http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/89335

SUSE
  http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2014-03/msg00010.html
  http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2014-03/msg00015.html
  http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2014-03/msg00011.html
  http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2014-03/msg00021.html
  http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2014-04/msg00000.html

ST
  1029415

SAID
  Secunia Advisory: SA55840

REDHAT
  http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-0285.html

MLIST
  http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/12/02/1
  http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/11/28/1
  http://lists.dragonflybsd.org/pipermail/kernel/2011-December/046594.html

MISC
  http://www.zdnet.com/blog/hardware/amd-owns-up-to-cpu-bug/18924

FEDORA
  http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2013-December/124195.html
  http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2013-December/124199.html
  http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2013-December/123553.html

DEBIAN
  http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3128

CONFIRM
  http://support.amd.com/TechDocs/51810_16h_00h-0Fh_Rev_Guide.pdf

BID
  63983


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