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Out-of-bounds Write


Severity High
Score 7.5/10


Dell BIOS contains a stack based buffer overflow vulnerability. A local authenticated malicious user may potentially exploit this vulnerability by using an SMI to send larger than expected input to a parameter in order to gain arbitrary code execution in SMRAM.

  • HIGH
  • HIGH
  • NONE
  • HIGH
  • 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.


Advisory Timeline

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