Out of bounds write in Intel BIOS platform sample code for some Intel(R) Processors may allow a privileged user to potentially enable escalation of privilege via local access.
Published 2020-11-12 18:15:17
Updated 2021-01-28 14:42:47
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Vulnerability category: Memory Corruption

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2020-8740

0.04%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 10 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2020-8740

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
4.6
MEDIUM AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
3.9
6.4
NIST
6.7
MEDIUM CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
0.8
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2020-8740

  • The product writes data past the end, or before the beginning, of the intended buffer.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2020-8740

Products affected by CVE-2020-8740

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