CVE-2024-25942

CVSS 3.1 Score 4.4 of 10 (medium)

Details

Published Mar 19, 2024
CWE ID 20

Summary

CVE-2024-25942 is a vulnerability found in Dell PowerEdge Server BIOS, specifically an Improper SMM communication buffer verification vulnerability. This vulnerability can be exploited by a physical attacker with high privileges, allowing them to perform arbitrary writes to SMRAM. The impact of this vulnerability is categorized as medium severity, with a base score of 4.4 and an impact score of 3.7. The potential danger lies in the fact that an attacker could gain unauthorized access and manipulate the BIOS firmware, potentially compromising the security and integrity of the affected system. A remediation strategy should include updating the server BIOS to the latest version provided by Dell to mitigate this vulnerability.

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