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Intel® System Defense Utility Vulnerability Advisory
A potential security vulnerability in the Intel® System Defense Utility (all versions) may allow for a denial of service. Intel is not releasing updates to mitigate this potential vulnerability and has issued a Product Discontinuation notice for the System Defense Utility.
Description: Improper directory permissions in the installer for the Intel(R) System Defense Utility may allow authenticated users to potentially enable a denial of service via local access.
CVSS Base Score: 4.6 Medium
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:N/A:L
Intel® System Defense Utility all versions
Intel has issued a Product Discontinuation notice for Intel® System Defense Utility and recommends that users of the Intel® System Defense Utility uninstall it or discontinue use at their earliest convenience.
Intel would like to thank SaifAllah benMassaoud for reporting this issue and working with us on coordinated disclosure.
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