Vulnerability CVE-2018-8930


Published: 2018-03-22

Description:
The AMD EPYC Server, Ryzen, Ryzen Pro, and Ryzen Mobile processor chips have insufficient enforcement of Hardware Validated Boot, aka MASTERKEY-1, MASTERKEY-2, and MASTERKEY-3.

Type:

CWE-20

(Improper Input Validation)

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
9.3/10
10/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete
Affected software
AMD -> Epyc server firmware 
AMD -> Ryzen firmware 
AMD -> Ryzen mobile firmware 
AMD -> Ryzen pro firmware 

 References:
https://amdflaws.com/
https://blog.trailofbits.com/2018/03/15/amd-flaws-technical-summary/
https://community.amd.com/community/amd-corporate/blog/2018/03/21/initial-amd-technical-assessment-of-cts-labs-research
https://safefirmware.com/amdflaws_whitepaper.pdf
https://support.hpe.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docLocale=en_US&docId=emr_na-hpesbhf03841en_us

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