Thursday, March 4, 2021

Red Hat: CVE-2020-14372: Moderate: grub2 security update (Multiple Advisories)

Description
A flaw was found in GRUB 2, where it incorrectly enables the usage of the ACPI command when Secure Boot is enabled. This flaw allows an attacker with privileged access to craft a Secondary System Description Table (SSDT) containing code to overwrite the Linux kernel lockdown variable content directly into memory. The table is further loaded and executed by the kernel, defeating its Secure Boot lockdown and allowing the attacker to load unsigned code. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to data confidentiality and integrity, as well as system availability.
Solution(s)
  • redhat-upgrade-grub2-common
  • redhat-upgrade-grub2-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-grub2-debugsource
  • redhat-upgrade-grub2-efi-aa64-modules
  • redhat-upgrade-grub2-efi-ia32
  • redhat-upgrade-grub2-efi-ia32-cdboot
  • redhat-upgrade-grub2-efi-ia32-modules
  • redhat-upgrade-grub2-efi-x64
  • redhat-upgrade-grub2-efi-x64-cdboot
  • redhat-upgrade-grub2-efi-x64-modules
  • redhat-upgrade-grub2-pc
  • redhat-upgrade-grub2-pc-modules
  • redhat-upgrade-grub2-ppc64le-modules
  • redhat-upgrade-grub2-tools
  • redhat-upgrade-grub2-tools-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-grub2-tools-efi
  • redhat-upgrade-grub2-tools-efi-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-grub2-tools-extra
  • redhat-upgrade-grub2-tools-extra-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-grub2-tools-minimal
  • redhat-upgrade-grub2-tools-minimal-debuginfo


  • References
  • CVE-2020-14372
  • RHSA-2021:0696
  • RHSA-2021:0697
  • RHSA-2021:0698




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