Vigil@nce - OVMF: use after free via TRB Creation
July 2020 by Vigil@nce
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SYNTHESIS OF THE VULNERABILITY
Impacted products: Ubuntu.
Consequences: privileged access/rights, user access/rights, denial of service on service, denial of service on client.
Provenance: user shell.
Confidence: confirmed by the editor (5/5).
Creation date: 01/05/2020.
DESCRIPTION OF THE VULNERABILITY
An attacker can force the usage of a freed memory area via TRB Creation of OVMF, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
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