Vulnerability CVE-2021-20225


Published: 2021-03-03

Description:
A flaw was found in grub2 in versions prior to 2.06. The option parser allows an attacker to write past the end of a heap-allocated buffer by calling certain commands with a large number of specific short forms of options. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to data confidentiality and integrity as well as system availability.

Type:

CWE-787

CVSS2 => (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
7.2/10
10/10
3.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete
Affected software
Redhat -> Enterprise linux 
Redhat -> Enterprise linux server aus 
Redhat -> Enterprise linux server eus 
Redhat -> Enterprise linux server tus 
Redhat -> Enterprise linux workstation 
GNU -> Grub2 
Fedoraproject -> Fedora 

 References:
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1924696

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