[ALSA-2021:1734] Moderate: shim security update
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The shim package contains a first-stage UEFI boot loader that handles chaining to a trusted full boot loader under secure boot environments. Security Fix(es): * grub2: acpi command allows privileged user to load crafted ACPI tables when Secure Boot is enabled (CVE-2020-14372) * grub2: Use-after-free in rmmod command (CVE-2020-25632) * grub2: Out-of-bounds write in grub_usb_device_initialize() (CVE-2020-25647) * grub2: Stack buffer overflow in grub_parser_split_cmdline() (CVE-2020-27749) * grub2: cutmem command allows privileged user to remove memory regions when Secure Boot is enabled (CVE-2020-27779) * grub2: Heap out-of-bounds write in short form option parser (CVE-2021-20225) * grub2: Heap out-of-bounds write due to miscalculation of space required for quoting (CVE-2021-20233) For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section. Additional Changes: For detailed information on changes in this release, see the AlmaLinux Release Notes linked from the References section.
Updated packages:
  • shim-ia32-15.4-2.el8_1.alma.x86_64.rpm
  • shim-unsigned-x64-15.4-4.el8_1.alma.x86_64.rpm
  • shim-x64-15.4-2.el8_1.alma.x86_64.rpm
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