Dell PowerEdge T30 and T40 Mini Tower update for Tianocore EDK2

Published: 2023-05-26
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2021-38578
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
PowerEdge T30 Mini Tower Server
Server applications / Other server solutions

PowerEdge T40
Hardware solutions / Firmware

Vendor Dell

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Out-of-bounds write

EUVDB-ID: #VU75395

Risk: Low


CVE-ID: CVE-2021-38578

CWE-ID: CWE-787 - Out-of-bounds write

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error in MdeModulePkg/Core/PiSmmCore/PiSmmCore.c. A local user trigger an out-of-bounds write and execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges.


Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

PowerEdge T30 Mini Tower Server: before 1.11.0

PowerEdge T40: before 1.11.0

CPE2.3 External links

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?