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CVE-2017-16837 Detail

Current Description

Certain function pointers in Trusted Boot (tboot) through 1.9.6 are not validated and can cause arbitrary code execution, which allows local users to overwrite dynamic PCRs of Trusted Platform Module (TPM) by hooking these function pointers.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
https://sourceforge.net/p/tboot/code/ci/521c58e51eb5be105a29983742850e72c44ed80e/ Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
https://www.usenix.org/conference/usenixsecurity18/presentation/han

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:trusted_boot_project:trusted_boot:1.9.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-16837
NVD Published Date:
11/15/2017
NVD Last Modified:
08/17/2018