Marvell 88SS1098 Secure Boot 7pk security

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A vulnerability was found in Marvell 88SS1074, 88SS1079, 88SS1080, 88SS1093, 88SS1092, 88SS1095, 88SS9174, 88SS9175, 88SS9187, 88SS9188, 88SS9189, 88SS9190, 88SS1085, 88SS1087, 88SS1090, 88SS1100, 88SS1084, 88SS1088 and 88SS1098. It has been classified as critical. This affects an unknown functionality of the component Secure Boot. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-254. This is going to have an impact on integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

Marvell SSD Controller (88SS1074, 88SS1079, 88SS1080, 88SS1093, 88SS1092, 88SS1095, 88SS9174, 88SS9175, 88SS9187, 88SS9188, 88SS9189, 88SS9190, 88SS1085, 88SS1087, 88SS1090, 88SS1100, 88SS1084, 88SS1088, & 88SS1098) devices are vulnerable in manipulating a combination of IO pins to bypass the secure boot protection mechanism.

The weakness was shared 06/05/2019 (Website). The advisory is shared at This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2019-10637 since 03/29/2019. An attack has to be approached locally. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1211 for this issue.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

The entry 135938 is related to this item.




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VulDB Meta Base Score: 4.9
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 4.9

VulDB Base Score: 5.1
VulDB Temp Score: 5.1
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Class: Privilege escalation
CWE: CWE-254
ATT&CK: T1211

Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Status: Not defined

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Recommended: no mitigation known
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03/29/2019 🔍
06/05/2019 +68 days 🔍
06/06/2019 +1 days 🔍
06/19/2020 +379 days 🔍


Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2019-10637 (🔍)
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Created: 06/06/2019 07:09 AM
Updated: 06/19/2020 02:48 PM
Changes: (1) advisory_confirm_url
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