Out-of-bounds write in Intel Graphics Drivers



Published: 2020-08-13
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2020-8679
CWE-ID CWE-787
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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6th Generation Intel Core Processors
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7th Generation Intel Core Processors
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8th Generation Intel Core Processors
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3rd Generation Intel Core Processors
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4th generation Intel Core processors
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5th generation Intel Core processors
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10th Generation Intel Core Processors
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9th Generation Intel Core Processors
Client/Desktop applications / Web browsers

Vendor Intel

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Out-of-bounds write

EUVDB-ID: #VU45674

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-8679

CWE-ID: CWE-787 - Out-of-bounds write

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to compromise vulnerable system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when processing untrusted input in Kernel Mode Driver for some Intel Graphics Drivers. A local user can create a specially crafted file, trick the victim into opening it using the affected software, trigger out-of-bounds write and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

6th Generation Intel Core Processors: before 26.20.100.7755

7th Generation Intel Core Processors: before 26.20.100.7755

8th Generation Intel Core Processors: before 26.20.100.7755

3rd Generation Intel Core Processors: before 26.20.100.7755

4th generation Intel Core processors: before 26.20.100.7755

5th generation Intel Core processors: before 26.20.100.7755

9th Generation Intel Core Processors: before 26.20.100.7755

10th Generation Intel Core Processors: before 26.20.100.7755


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/security-center/advisory/intel-sa-00369.html

Q & A

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