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Article Number: 000197971


DSA-2022-015: Dell PowerEdge Improper SMM Communication Buffer Verification Vulnerability

Summary: Dell PowerEdge remediation is available for an Improper SMM communication buffer verification vulnerability that may be exploited by malicious users to compromise the affected system.

Article Content


Impact

Medium

Details

Proprietary Code CVE Description CVSS Base Score CVSS Vector String
CVE-2022-22558 Dell PowerEdge Server BIOS contains an Improper SMM communication buffer verification vulnerability. A Local High Privileged attacker may potentially exploit this vulnerability leading to arbitrary writes or denial of service.
 
5.7 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:H
Proprietary Code CVE Description CVSS Base Score CVSS Vector String
CVE-2022-22558 Dell PowerEdge Server BIOS contains an Improper SMM communication buffer verification vulnerability. A Local High Privileged attacker may potentially exploit this vulnerability leading to arbitrary writes or denial of service.
 
5.7 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:H

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 Affected Versions Updated Versions or later Link to Update
R6415 Before 1.18.0 1.18.0 R6415 Drivers & Downloads
R7415 Before 1.18.0 1.18.0 R7415 Drivers & Downloads
R7425 Before 1.18.0 1.18.0 R7425 Drivers & Downloads
R730 Targeted July 2022* Version available at release*  
R730XD Targeted July 2022* Version available at release*  
R630 Targeted July 2022* Version available at release*  
C4130 Targeted July 2022* Version available at release*  
M630 Targeted July 2022* Version available at release*  
M630P Targeted July 2022* Version available at release*  
FC630 Targeted July 2022* Version available at release*  
FC430 Targeted July 2022* Version available at release*  
M830 Targeted July 2022* Version available at release*  
M830P Targeted July 2022* Version available at release*  
FC830 Targeted July 2022* Version available at release*  
T630 Targeted July 2022* Version available at release*  
R530 Targeted July 2022* Version available at release*  
R430 Targeted July 2022* Version available at release*  
T430 Targeted July 2022* Version available at release*  
R830 Targeted July 2022* Version available at release*  
C6320 Targeted July 2022* Version available at release*  

Note: The table above may not be a comprehensive list of all affected supported versions and may be updated as more information becomes available.

*Out of an abundance of caution, version 2.14.x and 1.14.x was removed while Dell investigates issues reported by small number of customers with the BIOS release. Once the issue is resolved, Dell will release an updated BIOS if needed.
Product Affected Versions Updated Versions or later Link to Update
R6415 Before 1.18.0 1.18.0 R6415 Drivers & Downloads
R7415 Before 1.18.0 1.18.0 R7415 Drivers & Downloads
R7425 Before 1.18.0 1.18.0 R7425 Drivers & Downloads
R730 Targeted July 2022* Version available at release*  
R730XD Targeted July 2022* Version available at release*  
R630 Targeted July 2022* Version available at release*  
C4130 Targeted July 2022* Version available at release*  
M630 Targeted July 2022* Version available at release*  
M630P Targeted July 2022* Version available at release*  
FC630 Targeted July 2022* Version available at release*  
FC430 Targeted July 2022* Version available at release*  
M830 Targeted July 2022* Version available at release*  
M830P Targeted July 2022* Version available at release*  
FC830 Targeted July 2022* Version available at release*  
T630 Targeted July 2022* Version available at release*  
R530 Targeted July 2022* Version available at release*  
R430 Targeted July 2022* Version available at release*  
T430 Targeted July 2022* Version available at release*  
R830 Targeted July 2022* Version available at release*  
C6320 Targeted July 2022* Version available at release*  

Note: The table above may not be a comprehensive list of all affected supported versions and may be updated as more information becomes available.

*Out of an abundance of caution, version 2.14.x and 1.14.x was removed while Dell investigates issues reported by small number of customers with the BIOS release. Once the issue is resolved, Dell will release an updated BIOS if needed.
Acknowledgements

Dell would like to thank yngweijw for reporting this issue.

Revision History

RevisionDateDescription
1.02022-03-31Initial release
1.12022-05-31Updated "Affected Products and Remediation" section
1.22022-06-20Updated Target Release Dates

Related Information

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


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Affected Product

PowerEdge, PowerEdge C4130, PowerEdge C6320, PowerEdge FC430, PowerEdge FC630, PowerEdge FC830, PowerEdge M630, PowerEdge M630 (for PE VRTX), PowerEdge M830, PowerEdge M830 (for PE VRTX), PowerEdge R430, PowerEdge R530, PowerEdge R630PowerEdge, PowerEdge C4130, PowerEdge C6320, PowerEdge FC430, PowerEdge FC630, PowerEdge FC830, PowerEdge M630, PowerEdge M630 (for PE VRTX), PowerEdge M830, PowerEdge M830 (for PE VRTX), PowerEdge R430, PowerEdge R530, PowerEdge R630, PowerEdge R6415, PowerEdge R730, PowerEdge R730xd, PowerEdge R7415, PowerEdge R7425, PowerEdge R830, PowerEdge T430, PowerEdge T630See more

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Product Security Information

Last Published Date

20 Jun 2022

Version

3

Article Type

Dell Security Advisory