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mardi 26 mars 2019

EDK II privilege escalation [CVE-2018-12179]

A vulnerability was found in EDK II and classified as critical. This issue affects a part. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-269. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was published 03/27/2019. The advisory is shared at edk2-docs.gitbooks.io. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2018-12179 since 06/11/2018. An attack has to be approached locally. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. The price for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 03/28/2019).

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

Similar entries are available at 132484, 132486, 132487 and 132488.

Product

Product

CPE

CVSSv3

VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.9
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.9

VulDB Base Score: 5.9
VulDB Temp Score: 5.9
VulDB Vector: 🔒
VulDB Reliability: 🔍

CVSSv2

VulDB Base Score: 🔒
VulDB Temp Score: 🔒
VulDB Reliability: 🔍

Exploiting

Class: Privilege escalation (CWE-269)
Local: Yes
Remote: No

Availability: 🔒
Status: Not defined

Price Prediction: 🔍
Current Price Estimation: 🔒

Threat Intelligence

Threat: 🔍
Adversaries: 🔍
Geopolitics: 🔍
Economy: 🔍
Predictions: 🔍
Remediation: 🔍

Countermeasures

Recommended: no mitigation known
0-Day Time: 🔒

Timeline

06/11/2018 CVE assigned
03/27/2019 Advisory disclosed
03/28/2019 VulDB entry created
03/28/2019 VulDB last update

Sources

Advisory: edk2-docs.gitbooks.io

CVE: CVE-2018-12179 (🔒)
See also: 🔒

Entry

Created: 03/28/2019 11:32 AM
Complete: 🔍

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