An issue was discovered in NvmExpressDxe in the kernel 5.0 through 5.5 in Insyde InsydeH2O. There is an SMM callout that allows an attacker to access the System Management Mode and execute arbitrary code. This occurs because of Inclusion of Functionality from an Untrusted Control Sphere.
Published 2022-02-03 02:15:07
Updated 2022-03-29 16:36:01
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Execute code

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2021-41840

0.05%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 18 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2021-41840

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
7.2
HIGH AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
3.9
10.0
NIST
8.2
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.5
6.0
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2021-41840

  • The product allocates a reusable resource or group of resources on behalf of an actor without imposing any restrictions on the size or number of resources that can be allocated, in violation of the intended security policy for that actor.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2021-41840

Products affected by CVE-2021-41840

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