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Security Bulletin: This Power System update is being released to address CVE-2018-8931

Security Bulletin


Summary

POWER8/POWER9: In response to a security bypass vulnerability, a new Power System firmware update is being released to address Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures issue number CVE-2018-8931.

Vulnerability Details

DESCRIPTION: The AMD Ryzen, Ryzen Pro, and Ryzen Mobile processor chips have insufficient access control for the Secure Processor, aka RYZENFALL-1.
CVSS Base Score: 6.0
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/140293 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

The firmware update can be obtained from FixCentral by specifying the Product and fix level as specified in this Remediation section.

Affected Products and Versions

Firmware releases FW810, FW840, FW860 are affected - if in OPAL mode.
P9 OpenPOWER release OP910 is affected.
P8 OpenPOWER release OP810, OP815, OP820 and OP825 are affected.

Remediation/Fixes

Customers with the products below running 810, 840 or 860, install SP 860.60 (for OPAL mode). 
1.  IBM Power System S812L (8247-21L)
2.  IBM Power System S822L (8247-22L)
3.  IBM Power System S824L (8247-42L)
4.  IBM Power System S812 (8284-21A)
5.  IBM Power System S814 (8286-41A)
6.  IBM Power System S824 (8286-42A)
7.  IBM Power System S812L (5148-21L)
8.  IBM Power System S822L (5148-22L)
Customers with the products below running OP910, install OP910.30
1) IBM Power System AC922 (8335-GTG)
Customers with the products below running OP910, install OP910.31
 
1) IBM Power System AC922 (8335-GTC)
 

2) IBM Power System AC922 (8335-GTW)

Customers with the product below running OP910, install  OP910.32 - V0.55.1-20190503/BMC 2.06

1) IBM Power System LC922 (9006-22C)

2) IBM Power System LC922 (5104-22C)

Customer with the products below running OP810 or OP820, install OP820.30 - OP8_v1.12 2.96_H

1) IBM Power System S812LC (8348-21C)

Customer with the products below running OP820, install OP820.30 - OP8_v1.12 2.96_G

1)IBM Power System S822LC (8335-GTB)

Customer with the products below running OP825, install OP825.30 - v3.07_hmc

1) IBM Power Hardware Management Console System Firmware(7063-CR1)

Customer with the products below running OP815 or OP825, install OP825.30 - v3.07

1) IBM Power System S821LC (8001-12C)

2) IBM Power System S822LC (8001-22C)

Customer with the products below running OP825, install OP825.41 -v3.09

1) IBM Power Hyperconverged Systems with Nutanix CS821(8005-12N)

2) IBM Power Hyperconverged Systems with Nutanix CS822 (8005-22N)

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References

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*The CVSS Environment Score is customer environment specific and will ultimately impact the Overall CVSS Score. Customers can evaluate the impact of this vulnerability in their environments by accessing the links in the Reference section of this Security Bulletin.

Disclaimer

According to the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an "industry open standard designed to convey vulnerability severity and help to determine urgency and priority of response." IBM PROVIDES THE CVSS SCORES ""AS IS"" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.

Document Location

Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
07 July 2020

UID

ibm10869128