CVE-2020-5379 Detail

Current Description

Dell Inspiron 7352 BIOS versions prior to A12 contain a UEFI BIOS Boot Services overwrite vulnerability. A local attacker with access to system memory may exploit this vulnerability by overwriting the EFI_BOOT_SERVICES structure to execute arbitrary code in System Management Mode (SMM).


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score matches with CNA score
CNA:  Dell
Base Score:  6.8 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:P/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
https://www.dell.com/support/article/SLN322616 Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
NVD-CWE-Other Other cwe source acceptance level NIST  
CWE-693 Protection Mechanism Failure Contributor acceptance level Dell  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2020-5379
NVD Published Date:
09/02/2020
NVD Last Modified:
09/14/2020
Source:
Dell