Bug 1086 – System Brick due to uefi MemoryTypeInformation var changes

This Tianocore bug is an interesting way to brick some systems:

[…] An attacker could do the following steps:

  • Gain root access (can be due to revenge, or privilege escalation)
  • Change the MemoryTypeInformationVar [..]
  • Reboot the system (warm reboot)
  • System bricked […]


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