Time-of-check time-of-use race condition in the BIOS firmware for some Intel(R) Processors may allow a privileged user to potentially enable escalation of privilege via local access.
Published 2022-11-11 16:15:12
Updated 2022-11-18 17:29:37
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2022-21198

0.04%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 7 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2022-21198

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
6.4
MEDIUM CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
0.5
5.9
NIST
7.9
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:H/A:H
1.5
5.8
Intel Corporation

CWE ids for CVE-2022-21198

  • The product checks the state of a resource before using that resource, but the resource's state can change between the check and the use in a way that invalidates the results of the check. This can cause the product to perform invalid actions when the resource is in an unexpected state.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

Products affected by CVE-2022-21198

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