Information disclosure in 3rd Generation Intel Xeon Scalable Processors



Published: 2022-05-17
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2021-33117
CWE-ID CWE-284
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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3rd Generation Intel Xeon Scalable Processors
Hardware solutions / Firmware

Vendor Intel

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Improper access control

EUVDB-ID: #VU63349

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 5.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-33117

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 bypass implemented security restrictions and gain access to sensitive information.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

3rd Generation Intel Xeon Scalable Processors: All versions


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/security-center/advisory/intel-sa-00586.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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