DescriptionA BIOS bug in firmware for a particular PC model leaves the Platform authorization value empty. This can be used to permanently brick the TPM in multiple ways, as well as to non-permanently DoS the system.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
Debian Bugs1014468

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
edk2 (PTS)buster0~20181115.85588389-3+deb10u3vulnerable
bookworm, sid2022.11-6vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[bookworm] - edk2 <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[bullseye] - edk2 <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[buster] - edk2 <no-dsa> (Minor issue) (private)

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