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GootLoader and XDR protection

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Our customer is requesting to see if the Cortex XDR protects against the GootLoader vulnerability.  Anyone have any idea?

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@Stephane.B wrote:

Our customer is requesting to see if the Cortex XDR protects against the GootLoader vulnerability.  Anyone have any idea?


Hi Stephane, 

 

Assuming you meant "Boot loader" since i am not familiar with "GootLoader".

XDR agent will not be able to mitigate CVE-2020-10713 since it does not have Boot time protection.

When thinking about it, Attacker can always replace the Boot loader with a vulnerable one so even replacing will not really be a solution.

 

Hope that this answers your question.

 

Best, 

Ziv.

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