Multiple vulnerabilities in Intel Xeon processors



Published: 2022-05-17
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 2
CVE-ID CVE-2022-21131
CVE-2022-21136
CWE-ID CWE-284
CWE-20
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Intel Xeon Scalable Processors
Hardware solutions / Other hardware appliances

Intel Xeon D-2100 Processor
Hardware solutions / Firmware

2nd Generation Intel Xeon Scalable Processors
Hardware solutions / Firmware

Intel Core i9
Hardware solutions / Firmware

Intel Core 79xxX
Hardware solutions / Firmware

Intel Core 78xxX
Hardware solutions / Firmware

Vendor Intel

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains information about 2 vulnerabilities.

1) Improper access control

EUVDB-ID: #VU63346

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 2.9 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-21131

CWE-ID: CWE-284 - Improper Access Control

Exploit availability: No

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to improper access restrictions. A local user can gain access to sensitive information.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Intel Xeon Scalable Processors: All versions

Intel Xeon D-2100 Processor: All versions

2nd Generation Intel Xeon Scalable Processors: All versions

Intel Core i9: All versions

Intel Core 79xxX: All versions

Intel Core 78xxX: All versions


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/security-center/advisory/intel-sa-00616.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) Input validation error

EUVDB-ID: #VU63347

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 2 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-21136

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 validation of user-supplied input. A local privileged user can perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Intel Xeon Scalable Processors: All versions

Intel Xeon D-2100 Processor: All versions

Intel Core i9: All versions

Intel Core 79xxX: All versions

Intel Core 78xxX: All versions


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/security-center/advisory/intel-sa-00616.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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