Vulnerability identifier: #VU29003
Vulnerability risk: Low
Exploitation vector: Local
Exploit availability: No
The vulnerability allows a local user to perform directory traversal attacks.
The vulnerability exists due to input validation error when processing directory traversal sequences in subsystem for Intel(R) DAL software for Intel(R) CSME. A local user can send a specially crafted HTTP request and cause a denial of service condition on the system.
Note: This vulnerability affects the following versions of Intel CSME and TXE:
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Vulnerable software versions
Converged Security and Management Engine (CSME): All versions
Intel Trusted Execution Engine Firmware: All versions
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.