Attacker Value
Unknown
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Exploitability
Unknown
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User Interaction
None
Privileges Required
High
Attack Vector
Local
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CVE-2020-27779

Disclosure Date: March 03, 2021
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Description

A flaw was found in grub2 in versions prior to 2.06. The cutmem command does not honor secure boot locking allowing an privileged attacker to remove address ranges from memory creating an opportunity to circumvent SecureBoot protections after proper triage about grub’s memory layout. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to data confidentiality and integrity as well as system availability.

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CVSS V3 Severity and Metrics
Base Score:
7.5 High
Impact Score:
6
Exploitability Score:
0.8
Vector:
CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:H/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H
Attack Vector (AV):
Local
Attack Complexity (AC):
High
Privileges Required (PR):
High
User Interaction (UI):
None
Scope (S):
Changed
Confidentiality (C):
High
Integrity (I):
High
Availability (A):
High

General Information

Products

  • grub2
Technical Analysis