Denial of service in Intel Processors



Published: 2022-02-10
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2021-0127
CWE-ID CWE-20
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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6th Generation Intel Core Processors
Hardware solutions / Firmware

7th Generation Intel Core Processors
Hardware solutions / Firmware

8th Generation Intel Core Processors
Hardware solutions / Firmware

10th Generation Intel Core Processors
Hardware solutions / Firmware

Intel Celeron Processor G Series
Hardware solutions / Firmware

Intel Core X-series Processors
Hardware solutions / Firmware

Intel Pentium Gold Processor Series
Hardware solutions / Firmware

2nd Generation Intel Xeon Scalable Processors
Hardware solutions / Firmware

3rd Generation Intel Xeon Scalable Processors
Hardware solutions / Firmware

Intel Xeon W Processors
Hardware solutions / Firmware

Intel Xeon Processor E Family
Hardware solutions / Firmware

Intel Xeon Processor E3 v6 Family
Hardware solutions / Firmware

Intel Xeon D Processors
Hardware solutions / Firmware

Intel Xeon Platinum 81xxD
Hardware solutions / Firmware

Intel Xeon Processor E3 v5 Family
Hardware solutions / Firmware

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

Intel Xeon Scalable Processors
Hardware solutions / Other hardware appliances

Vendor Intel

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Input validation error

EUVDB-ID: #VU60493

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-0127

CWE-ID: CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient control flow management. A local user can pass specially crafted input to the application and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

6th Generation Intel Core Processors: All 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

Intel Celeron Processor G Series: All versions

Intel Core X-series Processors: All versions

Intel Pentium Gold Processor Series: All versions

Intel Xeon Scalable Processors: All versions

2nd Generation Intel Xeon Scalable Processors: All versions

3rd Generation Intel Xeon Scalable Processors: All versions

Intel Xeon W Processors: All versions

Intel Xeon Processor E Family: All versions

Intel Xeon Processor E3 v6 Family: All versions

Intel Xeon D Processors: All versions

Intel Xeon Platinum 81xxD: All versions

Intel Xeon Processor E3 v5 Family: All versions


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/security-center/advisory/intel-sa-00532.html

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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