Multiple vulnerabilities in Intel Core processors



Published: 2020-06-10
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 2
CVE-ID CVE-2020-0528
CVE-2020-0529
CWE-ID CWE-119
CWE-665
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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7th Generation Intel Core Processors
Hardware solutions / Firmware

8th Generation Intel Core Processors
Hardware solutions / Firmware

10th Generation Intel Core Processors
Hardware solutions / Firmware

9th Generation Intel Core Processors
Client/Desktop applications / Web browsers

Vendor Intel

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains information about 2 vulnerabilities.

1) Buffer overflow

EUVDB-ID: #VU28945

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 5.5 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-0528

CWE-ID: CWE-119 - Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer

Exploit availability: No

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error in BIOS firmware. A local user can trigger memory corruption and gain elevated privileges or cause a denial of service condition on the target system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

7th Generation Intel Core Processors: All versions

8th Generation Intel Core Processors: All versions

9th Generation Intel Core Processors: All versions

10th Generation Intel Core Processors: All versions


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/security-center/advisory/intel-sa-00322.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.

2) Improper Initialization

EUVDB-ID: #VU28947

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 5 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:L/A:L/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-0529

CWE-ID: CWE-665 - Improper Initialization

Exploit availability: No

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to improper initialization in BIOS firmware. A local attacker can gain elevated privileges on the target system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

7th Generation Intel Core Processors: All versions

8th Generation Intel Core Processors: All versions

9th Generation Intel Core Processors: All versions

10th Generation Intel Core Processors: All versions


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/security-center/advisory/intel-sa-00322.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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