Bug 1162313 (CVE-2014-8271)

Summary: CVE-2014-8271 uefi: INTEL-TA-201410-001 && INTEL-TA-201410-002
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Petr Matousek <pmatouse>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
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Bug Depends On: 1162314    
Bug Blocks: 1161086    

Description Petr Matousek 2014-11-10 20:03:55 UTC
A buffer overflow flaw was found in the UEFI variable logic for redaiming
unused space (INTEL-TA-201410-001).

A buffer overflow flaw was found in the processing of the UEFI variable
named AuthVarKeyDatabase (INTEL-TA-201410-002).

Acknowledgements:

Red Hat would like to thank Intel for reporting these issues. Upstream
acknowledges Rafal Wojtczuk, Bromium and Corey Kallenberg, MITRE, as
the original reporters.