Improper access control in Intel Intel DAL SDK



Published: 2020-11-26
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2020-12304
CWE ID CWE-284
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Intel DAL SDK
Hardware solutions / Firmware

Vendor Intel

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one low risk vulnerability.

1) Improper access control

Risk: Low

CVSSv3: 7.1 [CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-12304

CWE-ID: CWE-284 - Improper Access Control

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to gain unauthorized access to otherwise restricted functionality.

The vulnerability exists due to improper access restrictions in Installer. A local user can bypass implemented security restrictions and escalate privileges on the target system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Intel DAL SDK: before 2.1

CPE External links

https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/security-center/advisory/intel-sa-00391

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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