CVE-2023-40551

CVSS 3.1 Score 5.1 of 10 (medium)

Details

Published Jan 29, 2024
Updated: Apr 29, 2024
CWE ID 125

Summary

CVE-2023-40551 is a vulnerability found in the MZ binary format in Shim, affecting multiple products such as aivUR7, s5UiSY, and uaSdbG. This flaw can result in an out-of-bounds read during the system's boot phase, potentially leading to a crash or exposure of sensitive data. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of MEDIUM and requires HIGH privileges to exploit. There is no user interaction required for exploitation, and the attack vector is LOCAL. The confidentiality impact is LOW, while the availability impact is HIGH. To remediate this vulnerability, organizations should apply any available patches or updates provided by the affected product vendors.

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