CVSS 3.1 Score 7.2 of 10 (high)


Published Mar 13, 2024


CVE-2024-0161 is a vulnerability affecting Dell PowerEdge Server BIOS and Dell Precision Rack BIOS. It is classified as an Improper SMM communication buffer verification vulnerability. This vulnerability can be exploited by a local low privileged attacker, potentially leading to arbitrary writes to SMRAM. The base severity of this vulnerability is rated as HIGH, with a base score of 7.2 according to CVSS version 3.1. The integrity impact is also rated as HIGH, while the confidentiality impact is rated as NONE. The exploitability score is 0.8, indicating that it is highly exploitable. Remediation measures should be taken promptly to mitigate the potential danger this vulnerability poses to organizations using these Dell products.

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