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Overview

Vulnerability Score 2.1 2.1
CVE Id CVE-2008-3894
Last Modified 29 Jan 2009 01:54:44
Published 03 Sep 2008 10:12:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact NONE NONE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2008-3894

Summary

IBM Lenovo firmware 7CETB5WW 2.05 stores pre-boot authentication passwords in the BIOS Keyboard buffer and does not clear this buffer after use, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information by reading the physical memory locations associated with this buffer.

Vulnerable Systems


References

BUGTRAQ - 20080825 [IVIZ-08-005] IBM Lenovo BIOS Plain Text Password Disclosure

MISC - http://www.ivizsecurity.com/research/preboot/preboot_whitepaper.pdf

MISC - http://www.ivizsecurity.com/preboot-patch.html

SREASON - 4207


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:48:20