CVE-2013-6885

NameCVE-2013-6885
DescriptionThe 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.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-155-1, DSA-3128-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)wheezy3.2.78-1fixed
wheezy (security)3.2.96-2fixed
jessie3.16.51-2fixed
jessie (security)3.16.43-2+deb8u5fixed
stretch4.9.65-3fixed
stretch (security)4.9.30-2+deb9u5fixed
buster4.13.13-1fixed
sid4.14.2-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)3.14.2-1medium
linuxsourcewheezy3.2.65-1+deb7u1mediumDSA-3128-1
linux-2.6source(unstable)(unfixed)medium
linux-2.6sourcesqueeze2.6.32-48squeeze11mediumDLA-155-1

Notes

https://lkml.org/lkml/2014/1/14/198
Linux commit: https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/tip/tip.git/commit/?id=3b56496865f9f7d9bcb2f93b44c63f274f08e3b6 (v3.14-rc1)
Might also be fixed in amd64-microcode, but details are not published (https://packages.qa.debian.org/a/amd64-microcode/news/20141218T224849Z.html)
and since this is fixed on the kernel-side, only track the kernel packages

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