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CVE-2015-5281 Detail

Current Description

The grub2 package before 2.02-0.29 in Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7, when used on UEFI systems, allows local users to bypass intended Secure Boot restrictions and execute non-verified code via a crafted (1) multiboot or (2) multiboot2 module in the configuration file or physically proximate attackers to bypass intended Secure Boot restrictions and execute non-verified code via the (3) boot menu.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.6 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 1.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): High
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-November/172611.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-November/172942.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-2401.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinoct2015-2719645.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/77983
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034198
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1264103

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls (CWE-264)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-5281
NVD Published Date:
11/24/2015
NVD Last Modified:
12/07/2016