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Integer Overflow or Wraparound


Severity High
Score 7/10


The BL1 FWU SMC handling code in ARM Trusted Firmware before 1.4 might allow attackers to write arbitrary data to secure memory, bypass the bl1_plat_mem_check protection mechanism, cause a denial of service, or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted AArch32 image, which triggers an integer overflow.

  • HIGH
  • HIGH
  • NONE
  • HIGH
  • HIGH

CWE-190 - Integer Overflow or Wraparound

The software performs a calculation that can produce an integer overflow or wraparound, when the logic assumes that the resulting value will always be larger than the original value. This can introduce other weaknesses when the calculation is used for resource management or execution control.


Advisory Timeline

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