Privilege escalation in Intel Control Center-I



Published: 2019-12-11
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2019-14599
CWE-ID CWE-264
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Control Center-I
Client/Desktop applications / Other client software

Vendor Intel

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

EUVDB-ID: #VU23543

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 5.8 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-14599

CWE-ID: CWE-264 - Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to unquoted service path. A local user can enable escalation of privilege on the target system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Control Center-I: 2.1.0.0


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/security-center/advisory/intel-sa-00299.html

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.



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