Code execution in Insyde DisplayTypeDxe driver



Published: 2022-02-03
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2021-42059
CWE-ID CWE-121
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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DisplayTypeDxe
Hardware solutions / Drivers

Vendor

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Stack-based buffer overflow

EUVDB-ID: #VU60286

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 5.8 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-42059

CWE-ID: CWE-121 - Stack-based Buffer Overflow

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error. A local administrator can trigger stack-based buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

DisplayTypeDxe: before 5.4: 05.42.20, 5.3: 05.35.41, 5.2: 05.26.41, 5.1: 05.16.41, 5.0 05.08.41


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.insyde.com/security-pledge

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.



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