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A dmidecode security update has been released for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9.

[RHSA-2023:5061-01] Moderate: dmidecode security update

==================================================================== Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis: Moderate: dmidecode security update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2023:5061-01
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Advisory URL:
Issue date: 2023-09-12
CVE Names: CVE-2023-30630
1. Summary:

An update for dmidecode is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact
of Moderate. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which
gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from
the CVE link(s) in the References section.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux BaseOS (v. 9) - aarch64, x86_64

3. Description:

The dmidecode packages provide utilities for extracting Intel 64 and Intel
Itanium hardware information from the system BIOS or Extensible Firmware
Interface (EFI), depending on the SMBIOS/DMI standard. This information
typically includes system manufacturer, model name, serial number, BIOS
version, and asset tag, as well as other details, depending on the

Security Fix(es):

* dmidecode: dump-bin to overwrite a local file (CVE-2023-30630)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS
score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE
page(s) listed in the References section.

4. Solution:

For details on how to apply this update, which includes the changes
described in this advisory, refer to:

5. Bugs fixed (

2186669 - CVE-2023-30630 dmidecode: dump-bin to overwrite a local file

6. Package List:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux BaseOS (v. 9):




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7. References:

8. Contact:

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