#VU63181 Unchecked Return Value in Intel Hardware solutions


Published: 2022-05-16

Vulnerability identifier: #VU63181

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-0155

CWE-ID: CWE-252

Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Intel Xeon D Processors
Hardware solutions / Firmware
Intel Core X-series Processors
Hardware solutions / Firmware
Intel Xeon Processor E7 v4 Family
Hardware solutions / Firmware
Intel Xeon Processor E5 v4 Family
Hardware solutions / Firmware

Vendor: Intel

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to gain access to sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to unchecked return value in the BIOS firmware. A local user can gain access to potentially sensitive information.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Intel Xeon D Processors: All versions

Intel Core X-series Processors: All versions

Intel Xeon Processor E7 v4 Family: All versions

Intel Xeon Processor E5 v4 Family: All versions


CPE

External links
http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/security-center/advisory/intel-sa-00601.html


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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