High-Severity Firmware Security Flaws Left Unpatched in HP Enterprise Devices

From thehackernews.com

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A number of firmware security flaws uncovered in HP’s business-oriented high-end notebooks continue to be left unpatched in some devices even months after public disclosure.

Binarly, which first revealed details of the issues at the Black Hat USA conference in mid-August 2022, said the vulnerabilities “can’t be detected by firmware integrity monitoring systems due to limitations of the Trusted Platform Module (TPM) measurement.”

Firmware flaws can have serious implications as they can be abused by an adversary to achieve long-term persistence on a device in a manner that can survive reboots and evade traditional operating system-level security protections.

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