#VU57341 Resource exhaustion


Published: 2021-10-13

Vulnerability identifier: #VU57341

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 6.4 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-0180

CWE-ID: CWE-400

Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Intel Hardware Accelerated Execution Manager
Hardware solutions / Firmware

Vendor:

Description

The vulnerability allows a local attacker to escalate privileges on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to application does not properly control consumption of internal resources. A local attacker can trigger resource exhaustion and gain elevated privileges on the target system.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Intel Hardware Accelerated Execution Manager: before 7.6.6

CPE

External links
http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/security-center/advisory/intel-sa-00544.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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