This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.
Exploit availability: NoDescription
The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges on the system.
The vulnerability exists due to incorrect permissions in the installer for Intel(R) MPSS. A local user can can execute arbitrary code on the system with elevated privileges.Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
Intel Manycore Platform Software Stack (MPSS): 3.1.1 - 3.8.5
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.