CVSS 3.1 Score 7.8 of 10 (high)


Published Oct 4, 2023
Updated: Nov 7, 2023


CVE-2023-30738 is an improper input validation vulnerability found in UEFI Firmware prior to the Oct-2023 release in Galaxy Book, Galaxy Book Pro, Galaxy Book Pro 360, and Galaxy Book Odyssey. This vulnerability allows a local attacker to execute SMM memory corruption. The base severity of this vulnerability is rated as HIGH, with a base score of 7.8 out of 10. The privileges required for exploitation are low, and there is no user interaction necessary. The attack vector is local, meaning the attacker needs access to the targeted system. The potential impact includes high integrity and confidentiality impacts. To remediate this vulnerability, organizations should update their UEFI Firmware to the Oct-2023 release or later versions.

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