Vulnerability identifier: #VU72455
Vulnerability risk: Low
Exploitation vector: Local
Exploit availability: No
The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges on the system.
The vulnerability exists due to improper access restrictions in the BIOS firmware. A local user can execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges.
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Vulnerable software versions
3rd Generation Intel Xeon Scalable Processors: All versions
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.