Information disclosure in Intel IPP and SGX Software



Published: 2021-06-16
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2021-0001
CWE ID CWE-203
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Intel SGX SDK for Windows
Client/Desktop applications / Other client software

Intel SGX SDK for Linux
Client/Desktop applications / Other client software

Intel Software Guard Extensions (SGX) Datacenter Attestation Primitives (DCAP)
Hardware solutions / Firmware

Intel SGX PSW for Windows
Hardware solutions / Firmware

Intel SGX PSW for Linux
Hardware solutions / Firmware

Intel Integrated Performance Primitives (IPP)
Hardware solutions / Firmware

Vendor Intel

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one low risk vulnerability.

1) Observable discrepancy

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 2.2 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-0001

CWE-ID: CWE-203 - Observable discrepancy

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to gain access to potentially sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to observable timing discrepancy. A local user can gain unauthorized access to sensitive information on the system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Intel SGX SDK for Windows: 2.12.100.4

Intel SGX SDK for Linux: 2.13.100.4

Intel Software Guard Extensions (SGX) Datacenter Attestation Primitives (DCAP): 1.10.100.4

Intel SGX PSW for Windows: 2.12.100.4

Intel SGX PSW for Linux: 2.13.100.4

Intel Integrated Performance Primitives (IPP): before 2020 update 1

CPE External links

https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/security-center/advisory/intel-sa-00477.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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