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CVE-2020-8705 Detail

Current Description

Insecure default initialization of resource in Intel(R) Boot Guard in Intel(R) CSME versions before 11.8.80, 11.12.80, 11.22.80, 12.0.70, 13.0.40, 13.30.10, 14.0.45 and 14.5.25, Intel(R) TXE versions before 3.1.80 and 4.0.30, Intel(R) SPS versions before E5_04.01.04.400, E3_04.01.04.200, SoC-X_04.00.04.200 and SoC-A_04.00.04.300 may allow an unauthenticated user to potentially enable escalation of privileges via physical access.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
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://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20201113-0002/ Third Party Advisory 
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20201113-0004/ Third Party Advisory 
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20201113-0005/ Third Party Advisory 
https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/security-center/advisory/intel-sa-00391 Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-1188 Insecure Default Initialization of Resource cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2020-8705
NVD Published Date:
11/12/2020
NVD Last Modified:
11/30/2020
Source:
Intel Corporation