Dell BIOS contains a stack based buffer overflow vulnerability. A local authenticated malicious user may potentially exploit this vulnerability by using an SMI to send larger than expected input to a parameter in order to gain arbitrary code execution in SMRAM.
Published 2023-01-18 06:15:11
Updated 2023-10-18 18:12:56
Source Dell
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: OverflowMemory Corruption

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2022-34401

0.05%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 13 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2022-34401

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
7.5
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:H/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H
0.8
6.0
NIST
7.5
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:H/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H
0.8
6.0
Dell

CWE ids for CVE-2022-34401

  • A stack-based buffer overflow condition is a condition where the buffer being overwritten is allocated on the stack (i.e., is a local variable or, rarely, a parameter to a function).
    Assigned by: security_alert@emc.com (Secondary)
  • The product writes data past the end, or before the beginning, of the intended buffer.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2022-34401

Products affected by CVE-2022-34401

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