Upstream information

CVE-2018-8935 at MITRE

Description

The Promontory chipset, as used in AMD Ryzen and Ryzen Pro platforms, has a backdoor in the ASIC, aka CHIMERA-HW.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having critical severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 9.3
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 9
Vector AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Changed
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1085108 [RESOLVED / INVALID]

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