CVE-2017-16837

Current Description

Certain function pointers in Trusted Boot (tboot) through 1.9.6 are not validated and can cause arbitrary code execution, which allows local users to overwrite dynamic PCRs of Trusted Platform Module (TPM) by hooking these function pointers.

Basic Data

PublishedNovember 16, 2017
Last ModifiedAugust 17, 2018
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Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeCWE-20
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
CVSS 2 - Access VectorLOCAL
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Base Score4.6
SeverityMEDIUM
Exploitability Score3.9
Impact Score6.4
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

CVSS 3 - Version3.0
CVSS 3 - Vector StringCVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
CVSS 3 - Attack VectorLOCAL
CVSS 3 - Attack ComplexityLOW
CVSS 3 - Privileges RequiredLOW
CVSS 3 - User InteractionNONE
CVSS 3 - ScopeUNCHANGED
CVSS 3 - Confidentiality ImpactHIGH
CVSS 3 - Integrity ImpactHIGH
CVSS 3 - Availability ImpactHIGH
CVSS 3 - Base Score7.8
CVSS 3 - Base SeverityHIGH
Exploitability Score1.8
Base SeverityHIGH

Configurations

  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3ApplicationTrusted Boot ProjectTrusted Boot1.9.6*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Trusted Boot Project Trusted Boot 1.9.6

References

NameSourceURLTags
https://sourceforge.net/p/tboot/code/ci/521c58e51eb5be105a29983742850e72c44ed80e/https://sourceforge.net/p/tboot/code/ci/521c58e51eb5be105a29983742850e72c44ed80e/MISCIssue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
https://www.usenix.org/conference/usenixsecurity18/presentation/hanhttps://www.usenix.org/conference/usenixsecurity18/presentation/hanMISC