Multiple vulnerabilities in Intel HAXM



Published: 2021-10-13
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 2
CVE-ID CVE-2021-0180
CVE-2021-0182
CWE-ID CWE-400
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Intel Hardware Accelerated Execution Manager
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Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains information about 2 vulnerabilities.

1) Resource exhaustion

EUVDB-ID: #VU57341

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 6.4 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-0180

CWE-ID: CWE-400 - Uncontrolled Resource Consumption ('Resource Exhaustion')

Exploit availability: No

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to application does not properly control consumption of internal resources. A local attacker can trigger resource exhaustion and gain elevated privileges on the target system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Intel Hardware Accelerated Execution Manager: before 7.6.6

CPE2.3 External links

http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/security-center/advisory/intel-sa-00544.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) Resource exhaustion

EUVDB-ID: #VU57342

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 4.5 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-0182

CWE-ID: CWE-400 - Uncontrolled Resource Consumption ('Resource Exhaustion')

Exploit availability: No

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to application does not properly control consumption of internal resources. A local attacker can trigger resource exhaustion and gain unauthorized access to sensitive information on the system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Intel Hardware Accelerated Execution Manager: before 7.6.6

CPE2.3 External links

http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/security-center/advisory/intel-sa-00544.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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