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Article Number: 000197057


DSA-2022-053: Dell Client Platform Security Update for Multiple SMM Vulnerabilities

Summary: Dell Client Consumer and Commercial platform remediation is available for multiple SMM vulnerabilities that may potentially be exploited by malicious users to compromise the affectedSee more

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Impact

High

Details

Proprietary Code CVEs Description CVSS Base Score CVSS Vector String
CVE-2022-24415 Dell BIOS contains an improper input validation vulnerability. A local authenticated malicious user may potentially exploit this vulnerability by using an SMI to gain arbitrary code execution during SMM.
8.2
CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H
CVE-2022-24416 Dell BIOS contains an improper input validation vulnerability. A local authenticated malicious user may potentially exploit this vulnerability by using an SMI to gain arbitrary code execution during SMM.
8.2
CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H
CVE-2022-24419 Dell BIOS contains an improper input validation vulnerability. A local authenticated malicious user may potentially exploit this vulnerability by using an SMI to gain arbitrary code execution during SMM.
8.2
CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H
CVE-2022-24420 Dell BIOS contains an improper input validation vulnerability. A local authenticated malicious user may potentially exploit this vulnerability by using an SMI to gain arbitrary code execution during SMM.
8.2
CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H
CVE-2022-24421 Dell BIOS contains an improper input validation vulnerability. A local authenticated malicious user may potentially exploit this vulnerability by using an SMI to gain arbitrary code execution during SMM.
8.2
CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H

See the table below for Dell Client BIOS releases containing resolutions to these vulnerabilities. Dell recommends all customers update at the earliest opportunity.

Go to the Drivers and Downloads site for updates on the applicable products. To learn more, see Dell KB article 124211: Dell BIOS Updates, and download the update for your Dell computer.

Customers may use one of the Dell notification solutions to be notified and download driver, BIOS, and firmware updates automatically once available.
Proprietary Code CVEs Description CVSS Base Score CVSS Vector String
CVE-2022-24415 Dell BIOS contains an improper input validation vulnerability. A local authenticated malicious user may potentially exploit this vulnerability by using an SMI to gain arbitrary code execution during SMM.
8.2
CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H
CVE-2022-24416 Dell BIOS contains an improper input validation vulnerability. A local authenticated malicious user may potentially exploit this vulnerability by using an SMI to gain arbitrary code execution during SMM.
8.2
CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H
CVE-2022-24419 Dell BIOS contains an improper input validation vulnerability. A local authenticated malicious user may potentially exploit this vulnerability by using an SMI to gain arbitrary code execution during SMM.
8.2
CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H
CVE-2022-24420 Dell BIOS contains an improper input validation vulnerability. A local authenticated malicious user may potentially exploit this vulnerability by using an SMI to gain arbitrary code execution during SMM.
8.2
CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H
CVE-2022-24421 Dell BIOS contains an improper input validation vulnerability. A local authenticated malicious user may potentially exploit this vulnerability by using an SMI to gain arbitrary code execution during SMM.
8.2
CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H

See the table below for Dell Client BIOS releases containing resolutions to these vulnerabilities. Dell recommends all customers update at the earliest opportunity.

Go to the Drivers and Downloads site for updates on the applicable products. To learn more, see Dell KB article 124211: Dell BIOS Updates, and download the update for your Dell computer.

Customers may use one of the Dell notification solutions to be notified and download driver, BIOS, and firmware updates automatically once available.

Dell Technologies recommends all customers consider both the CVSS base score and any relevant temporal and environmental scores that may impact the potential severity associated with a particular security vulnerability.

Affected Products and Remediation

Product BIOS Update Version BIOS Release Date
 (MM/DD/YYYY)
Alienware 13 R3 1.16.1 02/22/2022
Alienware 15 R3 1.16.1 02/22/2022
Alienware 15 R4 1.17.0 02/17/2022
Alienware 17 R4 1.16.1 02/22/2022
Alienware 17 R5 1.17.0 02/17/2022
Alienware Area 51m R1 1.18.0 02/17/2022
Alienware Area 51m R2 1.13.0 02/17/2022
Alienware Aurora R8 1.0.20 02/21/2022
Alienware m15 R2 1.12.0 02/17/2022
Alienware m15 R3 1.14.0 02/17/2022
Alienware m15 R4 1.8.0 02/17/2022
Alienware m17 R2 1.12.0 02/17/2022
Alienware m17 R3 1.14.0 02/17/2022
Alienware m17 R4 1.8.0 02/17/2022
Alienware x15 R1 1.7.0 02/21/2022
Alienware x17 R1 1.7.0 02/21/2022
Dell Edge Gateway 3000 Series 1.7.0 02/17/2022
Dell Edge Gateway 5000/5100 1.17.0 02/17/2022
Dell Embedded Box PC 3000 1.13.0 02/22/2022
Dell Embedded Box PC 5000 1.14.0 02/14/2022
Inspiron 14 3473 1.14.0 02/17/2022
Inspiron 15 3573 1.14.0 02/17/2022
Inspiron 15 5566 1.18.0 02/21/2022
Inspiron 3277 1.19.0 02/21/2022
Inspiron 3465 1.12.0 02/25/2022
Inspiron 3477 1.19.0 02/21/2022
Inspiron 3482 1.13.0 02/17/2022
Inspiron 3502 1.7.0 02/17/2022
Inspiron 3510 1.6.0 02/17/2022
Inspiron 3565 1.12.0 02/25/2022
Inspiron 3582 1.13.0 02/17/2022
Inspiron 3782 1.13.0 02/17/2022
Latitude 3379 1.0.34 02/22/2022
Vostro 14 5468 1.19.0 02/22/2022
Vostro 15 5568 1.19.0 02/22/2022
Vostro 3267 1.20.0 02/15/2022
Vostro 3268 1.20.0 02/15/2022
Vostro 3572 1.14.0 02/17/2022
Vostro 3582 1.13.0 02/17/2022
Vostro 3660 1.20.0 02/15/2022
Vostro 3667 1.20.0 02/15/2022
Vostro 3668 1.20.0 02/15/2022
Vostro 3669 1.20.0 02/15/2022
Wyse 7040 Thin Client 1.15.0 02/16/2022
XPS 8930 1.1.21 02/21/2022
Product BIOS Update Version BIOS Release Date
 (MM/DD/YYYY)
Alienware 13 R3 1.16.1 02/22/2022
Alienware 15 R3 1.16.1 02/22/2022
Alienware 15 R4 1.17.0 02/17/2022
Alienware 17 R4 1.16.1 02/22/2022
Alienware 17 R5 1.17.0 02/17/2022
Alienware Area 51m R1 1.18.0 02/17/2022
Alienware Area 51m R2 1.13.0 02/17/2022
Alienware Aurora R8 1.0.20 02/21/2022
Alienware m15 R2 1.12.0 02/17/2022
Alienware m15 R3 1.14.0 02/17/2022
Alienware m15 R4 1.8.0 02/17/2022
Alienware m17 R2 1.12.0 02/17/2022
Alienware m17 R3 1.14.0 02/17/2022
Alienware m17 R4 1.8.0 02/17/2022
Alienware x15 R1 1.7.0 02/21/2022
Alienware x17 R1 1.7.0 02/21/2022
Dell Edge Gateway 3000 Series 1.7.0 02/17/2022
Dell Edge Gateway 5000/5100 1.17.0 02/17/2022
Dell Embedded Box PC 3000 1.13.0 02/22/2022
Dell Embedded Box PC 5000 1.14.0 02/14/2022
Inspiron 14 3473 1.14.0 02/17/2022
Inspiron 15 3573 1.14.0 02/17/2022
Inspiron 15 5566 1.18.0 02/21/2022
Inspiron 3277 1.19.0 02/21/2022
Inspiron 3465 1.12.0 02/25/2022
Inspiron 3477 1.19.0 02/21/2022
Inspiron 3482 1.13.0 02/17/2022
Inspiron 3502 1.7.0 02/17/2022
Inspiron 3510 1.6.0 02/17/2022
Inspiron 3565 1.12.0 02/25/2022
Inspiron 3582 1.13.0 02/17/2022
Inspiron 3782 1.13.0 02/17/2022
Latitude 3379 1.0.34 02/22/2022
Vostro 14 5468 1.19.0 02/22/2022
Vostro 15 5568 1.19.0 02/22/2022
Vostro 3267 1.20.0 02/15/2022
Vostro 3268 1.20.0 02/15/2022
Vostro 3572 1.14.0 02/17/2022
Vostro 3582 1.13.0 02/17/2022
Vostro 3660 1.20.0 02/15/2022
Vostro 3667 1.20.0 02/15/2022
Vostro 3668 1.20.0 02/15/2022
Vostro 3669 1.20.0 02/15/2022
Wyse 7040 Thin Client 1.15.0 02/16/2022
XPS 8930 1.1.21 02/21/2022
Acknowledgements

Dell would like to thank JiaWei Yin (yngweijw) for reporting CVE-2022-24415 and CVE-2022-24416 and Binarly efiXplorer Team for reporting CVE-2022-24419, CVE-2022-24420, and CVE-2022-24421.

Revision History

RevisionDateDescription
1.02022/03/10Initial Release

Related Information

Dell Security Advisories and Notices
Dell Vulnerability Response Policy
CVSS Scoring Guide


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Last Published Date

10 Mar 2022

Version

1

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Dell Security Advisory