Buffer overflow reported in UEFI EDK1

    Date 07 Jan 2015
    Category Hacks/Cracks
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    Posted By Alex
    A pair of security researchers have found a buffer overflow vulnerability within the implementation of the unified extensible firmware interface (UEFI) within the EDK1 project used in firmware development.
    Bromium researcher Rafal Wojtczuk and MITRE Corp's Corey Kallenberg said the bug in the FSVariable.c source file was linked to a variable used to reclaim empty space on SPI flash chips.

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