CVE-2022-28736

NameCVE-2022-28736
DescriptionThere's a use-after-free vulnerability in grub_cmd_chainloader() function; The chainloader command is used to boot up operating systems that doesn't support multiboot and do not have direct support from GRUB2. When executing chainloader more than once a use-after-free vulnerability is triggered. If an attacker can control the GRUB2's memory allocation pattern sensitive data may be exposed and arbitrary code execution can be achieved.
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Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
grub2 (PTS)bullseye (security), bullseye2.06-3~deb11u6fixed
bookworm, bookworm (security)2.06-13+deb12u1fixed
trixie2.12-2fixed
sid2.12-5fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
grub2sourcebuster2.06-3~deb10u1
grub2sourcebullseye2.06-3~deb11u1
grub2source(unstable)2.06-3

Notes

[stretch] - grub2 <ignored> (No SecureBoot support in stretch)
[jessie] - grub2 <ignored> (No SecureBoot support in jessie)
https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2022/06/07/5

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