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Intel® Accelerated Storage Manager in RSTe Advisory

Intel ID: INTEL-SA-00231
Advisory Category: Software
Impact of vulnerability: Escalation of Privilege
Severity rating: HIGH
Original release: 03/12/2019
Last revised: 06/11/2019

Summary: 

A potential security vulnerability in Intel® Accelerated Storage Manager in RSTe may allow escalation of privilege. Intel is releasing software updates to mitigate this potential vulnerability.

Vulnerability Details:

CVEID: CVE-2019-0135

Description: Improper permissions in the installer for Intel(R) Accelerated Storage Manager in Intel(R) RSTe before version 5.5.0.2015 may allow an authenticated user to potentially enable escalation of privilege via local access.

CVSS Base Score: 7.3 High

CVSS Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:H

Affected Products:

Intel® Accelerated Storage Manager in RSTe before version 5.5.0.2015.

Recommendations:

Intel recommends that users of Intel® Accelerated Storage Manager in RSTe update to the latest version provided by the system manufacturer that addresses these issues.

For Intel branded servers, please update to version 5.5.0.2015 or later, available here:

https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/28681

Acknowledgements:

Intel would like to thank Marius Gabriel Mihai for reporting this issue and working with us on coordinated disclosure.

Intel, and nearly the entire technology industry, follows a disclosure practice called Coordinated Disclosure, under which a cybersecurity vulnerability is generally publicly disclosed only after mitigations are deployed.

Revision History

Revision Date Description
1.0 03/12/2019 Initial Release
1.1 06/11/2019 Updated affected products.

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