#VU54147 Improper Resource Shutdown or Release


Published: 2021-06-16

Vulnerability identifier: #VU54147

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 4.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:H/UI:R/S:C/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-0132

CWE-ID: CWE-404

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
3rd Generation Intel Xeon Scalable Processors
Hardware solutions / Firmware
2nd Generation Intel Xeon Scalable Processors
Hardware solutions / Firmware
1st Generation Intel Xeon Scalable processor
Hardware solutions / Firmware
Intel Xeon W processor 3200 series
Hardware solutions / Firmware
Intel Xeon W processor 3100 series
Hardware solutions / Firmware
Intel Security Library
Other software / Other software solutions

Vendor: Intel

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote user to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to missing release of resource after effective lifetime in an API. A remote administrator can cause a denial of service condition on the target system.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

3rd Generation Intel Xeon Scalable Processors: All versions

2nd Generation Intel Xeon Scalable Processors: All versions

1st Generation Intel Xeon Scalable processor: All versions

Intel Xeon W processor 3200 series: All versions

Intel Xeon W processor 3100 series: All versions


CPE

External links
http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/security-center/advisory/intel-sa-00521.html


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote authenticated privileged user via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.


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