Intel Multiple Products Crafted UEFI Variable Handling Security Bypass

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Synopsis :

The remote device is affected by a security bypass vulnerability.

Description :

The version of the Intel BIOS on the remote device is affected by an
unspecified security bypass vulnerability related to a flaw in the
handling of certain Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI)
variables.

A knowledgeable remote malicious attacker may be able to exploit this
issue to bypass security features or deny service to legitimate users.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?30bc64ce

Solution :

Upgrade to the relevant BIOS firmware referenced in the vendor's
advisory.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Misc.

Nessus Plugin ID: 76117 ()

Bugtraq ID: 67947

CVE ID: CVE-2014-2961

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