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:

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?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

2) Input validation error

EUVDB-ID: #VU63347

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

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?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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