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Alma Linux: CVE-2023-40551: Important: shim bug fix update (ALSA-2024-1903)

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Alma Linux: CVE-2023-40551: Important: shim bug fix update (ALSA-2024-1903)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
01/29/2024
Created
05/13/2024
Added
05/13/2024
Modified
05/22/2024

Description

A flaw was found in the MZ binary format in Shim. An out-of-bounds read may occur, leading to a crash or possible exposure of sensitive data during the system's boot phase.

Solution(s)

  • alma-upgrade-shim-aa64
  • alma-upgrade-shim-x64

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