CTSLabs has published a whitepaper outlining 13 critical vulnerabilities discovered in AMD processors. The vulnerabilities, classified under the names RyzenFall, Fallout, Chimera
According to the whitepaper, successful exploitation requires local access with elevated privileges. eSentire has not observed any attacks in the wild and no proof of concept code has been identified .
What we’re doing about it
- The eSentire Threat Intelligence team is actively monitoring this issue for additional information.
What you should do about it
- Mitigating actions should be reserved until the findings and technical details have been confirmed by AMD.
Technical details for these vulnerabilities have not being released. As such, eSentire cannot attest to the validity of CTSLabs’ claims. In a statement, AMD was recently made aware of the issues and is currently investigating. Mitigating actions should be reserved until the findings and technical details have been confirmed by AMD.