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Overview

Vulnerability Score 2.1 2.1
CVE Id CVE-2008-3895
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-2008-3895

Summary

LILO 22.6.1 and earlier stores pre-boot authentication passwords in the BIOS Keyboard buffer and does not clear this buffer before and after use, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information by reading the physical memory locations associated with this buffer.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Lilo 0

  • Lilo 1

  • Lilo 10

  • Lilo 11

  • Lilo 12

  • Lilo 13

  • Lilo 14

  • Lilo 15

  • Lilo 16

  • Lilo 17

  • Lilo 18

  • Lilo 19

  • Lilo 2

  • Lilo 20

  • Lilo 21

  • Lilo 21-3

  • Lilo 21.4.2

  • Lilo 21.4.3

  • Lilo 21.4.4

  • Lilo 21.5

  • Lilo 21.5.1

  • Lilo 21.6

  • Lilo 21.6.1

  • Lilo 21.7

  • Lilo 21.7.1

  • Lilo 21.7.2

  • Lilo 21.7.3

  • Lilo 21.7.4

  • Lilo 21.7.5

  • Lilo 22.0

  • Lilo 22.0.1

  • Lilo 22.0.2

  • Lilo 22.1

  • Lilo 22.2

  • Lilo 22.3

  • Lilo 22.3.1

  • Lilo 22.3.2

  • Lilo 22.3.3

  • Lilo 22.3.4

  • Lilo 22.4

  • Lilo 22.4.1

  • Lilo 22.5

  • Lilo 22.5.1

  • Lilo 22.5.2

  • Lilo 22.5.3

  • Lilo 22.5.3.1

  • Lilo 22.5.4

  • Lilo 22.5.5

  • Lilo 22.5.6

  • Lilo 22.5.7

  • Lilo 22.5.7.2

  • Lilo 22.5.8

  • Lilo 22.5.9

  • Lilo 22.6

  • Lilo 22.6.1

  • Lilo 3

  • Lilo 4

  • Lilo 5

  • Lilo 6

  • Lilo 7

  • Lilo 8

  • Lilo 9


References

BUGTRAQ - 20080825 [IVIZ-08-008] LILO Security Model bypass exploiting wrong BIOS API usage

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

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

SREASON - 4211


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:48:20