|Description||A flaw was found in the grub2-set-bootflag utility of grub2. A local attacker could run this utility under resource pressure (for example by setting RLIMIT), causing grub2 configuration files to be truncated and leaving the system unbootable on subsequent reboots.|
|Source||CVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)|
Vulnerable and fixed packages
The table below lists information on source packages.
|buster, buster (security)||2.02+dfsg1-20+deb10u4||fixed|
|bookworm, sid, bullseye||2.04-20||fixed|
The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.
|Package||Type||Release||Fixed Version||Urgency||Origin||Debian Bugs|
- grub2 <not-affected> (Red Hat-specific patch)
Red Hat-specific patch, get added as 0131-Add-grub-set-bootflag-utility.patch in their SRPM