With Intel® Quartus® Prime software versions from 15.1 to 18.0 and Quartus II software versions from 11.0 to 15.0, unquoted service paths may cause JTAG server to be vulnerable to the replacement of required executables. On reboot, these may be run with elevated privileges. This problem only occurs if the installation path contains spaces, if there are no spaces in the installation path then you are not affected by this vulnerability.
This problem affects Intel Quartus Prime Pro, Standard and Lite editions as well as the subscription and web editions of the Quartus II software.
This problem only affects installations on Windows.
This problem also affects the Intel Quartus Prime and Quartus II standalone programmer version 18.0 and earlier.
The Quartus II software and standalone programmer, version 10.1 and earlier, are not affected by this problem.