Microsoft Windows 11 22H2/11 23H2/Server 2022 23H2 Secure Boot stack-based overflow

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A vulnerability classified as critical was found in Microsoft Windows 11 22H2/11 23H2/Server 2022 23H2. Affected by this vulnerability is some unknown functionality of the component Secure Boot. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a stack-based overflow vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-121. A stack-based buffer overflow condition is a condition where the buffer being overwritten is allocated on the stack (i.e., is a local variable or, rarely, a parameter to a function). As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was released 07/09/2024 as confirmed security update guide (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at msrc.microsoft.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2024-37978. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can only be initiated within the local network. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The pricing for an exploit might be around USD $5k-$25k at the moment (estimation calculated on 07/10/2024).

Applying a patch is able to eliminate this problem. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at VDB-270812, VDB-270813, VDB-270814 and VDB-270815.

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Class: Stack-based overflow
CWE: CWE-121 / CWE-119
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Remote: Partially

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Status: Unproven

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Timelineinfo

07/09/2024 VulDB entry created
07/09/2024 +0 days Advisory disclosed
07/09/2024 +0 days Countermeasure disclosed
07/10/2024 +0 days VulDB entry last update

Sourcesinfo

Vendor: microsoft.com
Product: microsoft.com

Advisory: msrc.microsoft.com
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2024-37978 (🔒)
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Entryinfo

Created: 07/09/2024 08:00 PM
Updated: 07/10/2024 08:59 AM
Changes: 07/09/2024 08:00 PM (35), 07/09/2024 08:03 PM (34), 07/10/2024 08:59 AM (10)
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