Lenovo Notebook WMI Setup Driver default permission

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A vulnerability classified as critical was found in Lenovo Notebook (the affected version unknown). Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown part of the component WMI Setup Driver. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a default permission vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-276. During installation, installed file permissions are set to allow anyone to modify those files. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

A potential vulnerability in the WMI Setup driver on some consumer Lenovo Notebook devices may allow an attacker with elevated privileges to modify secure boot setting by modifying an NVRAM variable.

The weakness was disclosed 01/23/2023. It is possible to read the advisory at support.lenovo.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2022-3430 since 10/07/2022. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The pricing for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 01/23/2023). The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1222 according to MITRE ATT&CK.

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

The entries VDB-219393 and VDB-241609 are pretty similar.





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Class: Default permission
CWE: CWE-276 / CWE-266

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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10/07/2022 🔍
01/23/2023 +108 days 🔍
01/23/2023 +0 days 🔍
02/18/2023 +26 days 🔍


Vendor: lenovo.com

Advisory: support.lenovo.com
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2022-3430 (🔍)
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Created: 01/23/2023 09:21 PM
Updated: 02/18/2023 02:24 PM
Changes: 01/23/2023 09:21 PM (46), 02/18/2023 02:24 PM (1)
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