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Overview

Vulnerability Score 2.1 2.1
CVE Id CVE-2008-3900
Last Modified 29 Jan 2009 01:54:45
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-2008-3900

Summary

Intel firmware PE94510M.86A.0050.2007.0710.1559 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-08-004] Intel BIOS Plain Text Password Disclosure

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

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

SECTRACK - 1020738

SREASON - 4205


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:48:20