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Out-of-bounds Write

CVE-2018-12183

Severity Medium
Score 6.8/10

Summary

Stack overflow in DxeCore for EDK II may allow an unauthenticated user to potentially enable escalation of privilege, information disclosure and/or denial of service via local access.

  • LOW
  • PHYSICAL
  • HIGH
  • UNCHANGED
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • HIGH
  • HIGH

CWE-787 - Out-of-Bounds Write

Out-of-bounds write vulnerability is a memory access bug that allows software to write data past the end or before the beginning of the intended buffer. This may result in the corruption of data, a crash, or arbitrary code execution.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published