#VU50653 Buffer overflow in Intel Extreme Tuning Utility (XTU)

Published: 2021-02-11

Vulnerability identifier: #VU50653

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 5.2 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-24480


Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Intel Extreme Tuning Utility (XTU)
Hardware solutions / Firmware



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

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error. A local administrator can trigger memory corruption and cause a denial of service condition on the target system.

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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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