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-2020-14372

Disclosure Date: March 03, 2021
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Description

A flaw was found in grub2 in versions prior to 2.06, where it incorrectly enables the usage of the ACPI command when Secure Boot is enabled. This flaw allows an attacker with privileged access to craft a Secondary System Description Table (SSDT) containing code to overwrite the Linux kernel lockdown variable content directly into memory. The table is further loaded and executed by the kernel, defeating its Secure Boot lockdown and allowing the attacker to load unsigned code. 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