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Researchers find several UEFI vulnerabilities


Securityweek - (International) The Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Center (CERT/CC) released three advisories for vulnerabilities in the Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) identified by researchers at Bromium and MITRE Corporation. Two vulnerabilities could be exploited by a local, authenticated attacker to bypass security functions and the third is a buffer overflow vulnerability.


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Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:23:01