CVE-2008-3896

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Source
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2008-3896
Import Source
https://storage.googleapis.com/cve-osv-conversion/osv-output/CVE-2008-3896.json
JSON Data
https://api.osv.dev/v1/vulns/CVE-2008-3896
Published
2008-09-03T14:12:00Z
Modified
2024-06-30T12:30:30.942169Z
Summary
[none]
Details

Grub Legacy 0.97 and earlier stores pre-boot authentication passwords in the BIOS Keyboard buffer and does not clear this buffer before and after use, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information by reading the physical memory locations associated with this buffer.

References

Affected packages

Debian:11 / grub

Package

Name
grub
Purl
pkg:deb/debian/grub?arch=source

Affected ranges

Type
ECOSYSTEM
Events
Introduced
0Unknown introduced version / All previous versions are affected

Affected versions

0.*

0.97-77
0.97-78
0.97-79
0.97-80
0.97-81

Ecosystem specific

{
    "urgency": "unimportant"
}

Debian:12 / grub

Package

Name
grub
Purl
pkg:deb/debian/grub?arch=source

Affected ranges

Type
ECOSYSTEM
Events
Introduced
0Unknown introduced version / All previous versions are affected

Affected versions

0.*

0.97-80
0.97-81

Ecosystem specific

{
    "urgency": "unimportant"
}

Debian:13 / grub

Package

Name
grub
Purl
pkg:deb/debian/grub?arch=source

Affected ranges

Type
ECOSYSTEM
Events
Introduced
0Unknown introduced version / All previous versions are affected

Affected versions

0.*

0.97-80
0.97-81

Ecosystem specific

{
    "urgency": "unimportant"
}