CVE-2014-4860

NameCVE-2014-4860
DescriptionMultiple integer overflows in the Pre-EFI Initialization (PEI) boot phase in the Capsule Update feature in the UEFI implementation in EDK2 allow physically proximate attackers to bypass intended access restrictions by providing crafted data that is not properly handled during the coalescing phase.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severityhigh

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
edk2 (PTS)jessie/non-free0~20131112.2590861a-3vulnerable
stretch0~20161202.7bbe0b3e-1+deb9u1vulnerable
buster0~20181115.85588389-3vulnerable
bullseye, sid0~20200229.4c0f6e34-1vulnerable

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
edk2source(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

- edk2 <not-affected> (No support for updates of hypervisor-supplied firmware from guests)
https://www.mitre.org/sites/default/files/publications/14-2221-extreme-escalation-presentation.pdf

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