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ASLR bypass issue affecting multiple Intel® Software Development Products

ntel ID:  INTEL-SA-00040
Product family:  Multiple Intel® Software Development Products
Impact of vulnerability Elevation of Privilege
Severity rating Moderate
Original release:  Sep 22, 2014
Last revised:  Nov 03, 2014

Summary: 

In July 2014 an ASLR bypass issue affecting the Intel® Compiler was responsibly disclosed to Intel. Upon further examination, additional Intel® Software Development Products were identified as potentially impacted. Security have been developed to mitigate against this risk.

Description: 

In July 2014 an ASLR bypass issue affecting a redistributable component of the Intel® Compiler was brought to Intel's attention. Upon further examination, additional Intel software components were identified as impacted. This Advisory provides a list of affected products and mitigated versions.

Affected products:

Product Name

Impacted

Version

Mitigated

Versions

Update Source

Intel® C++ Compiler for Windows

12.1.x*, 13.0.x, 13.1.0, 13.0.1, 13.0.2, 13.1.3, 14.0.0, 14.0.1, 14.0.2, 14.0.3

13.1.4, 14.0.4, 15.0.0

For compiler update: Intel Registration Center - https://registrationcenter.intel.com/RegCenter/Register.aspx

For redistributables: Intel(R) Composer Redistributable Libraries by Version - https://software.intel.com/en-us/articles/intelr-composer-redistributable-libraries-by-version

Intel® Visual Fortran Compiler for Windows

12.1.x, 13.0.x, 13.1.0, 13.0.1, 13.0.2, 13.1.3, 14.0.0, 14.0.1, 14.0.2, 14.0.3

13.1.4, 14.0.4, 15.0.0

For compiler update: Intel Registration Center - https://registrationcenter.intel.com/RegCenter/Register.aspx

For redistributables: Intel(R) Composer Redistributable Libraries by Version - https://software.intel.com/en-us/articles/intelr-composer-redistributable-libraries-by-version

Intel® MPI for Windows

4.1.0, 4.1.1, 4.1.2, 5.0

4.1.3, 5.0.1

Intel Registration Center - https://registrationcenter.intel.com/RegCenter/Register.aspx

Intel® Media SDK

Library versions:

0.90.6.10818 through

5.0.0000486.98113

Intel® Integrated Native Developer Experience (Intel® INDE):
2015 Gold (with Media SDK 5.0.491.98719) and higher

Intel® Integrated Native Developer Experience (Intel® INDE) homepage:
https://software.intel.com/en-us/intel-inde

Intel Registration Center:
https://registrationcenter.intel.com/RegCenter/Register.aspx

Intel® Media SDK for Windows Servers

Package and library versions:

5.0.0000337.78585 - 5.0.0000364.93368

Intel® Media Server Studio (Essentials and Professional Edition):
2015 R2 (1.1.0) and higher

Media Server Studio homepage: https://software.intel.com/en-us/intel-media-server-studio

Intel Registration Center:
https://registrationcenter.intel.com/RegCenter/Register.aspx

Intel® Media SDK HEVC Pack

Package version:

 

1.0.2

Intel® Media Server Studio (Professional Edition):
2015 R2 (1.1.0) and higher

Media Server Studio homepage: https://software.intel.com/en-us/intel-media-server-studio

Intel Registration Center:
https://registrationcenter.intel.com/RegCenter/Register.aspx

Intel® Media Server Studio (Essentials and Professional Edition)

Package version: 1.0.0
Library version: 5.0.0000364.93368

Intel® Media Server Studio (Essentials  and Professional Edition):
2015 R2 (1.1.0) and higher

Media Server Studio homepage: https://software.intel.com/en-us/intel-media-server-studio

Intel Registration Center:
https://registrationcenter.intel.com/RegCenter/Register.aspx

*Version 12.x of the Intel Compiler reached end-of-life on August 26th 2014. Customers are advised to update to a mitigated version.

See https://software.intel.com/en-us/articles/intel-compiler-and-composer-update-version-numbers-to-compiler-version-number-mapping for Intel Compiler and Composer Update version numbers to compiler version number mapping.

See  https://software.intel.com/en-us/articles/mapping-of-intel-mpi-library-versions-to-bundle-suites for Intel MPI version to Suite mapping.

Recommendations: 

Intel recommends potentially impacted customers obtain the mitigated versions through the update source listed above.

Acknowledgements: 

Intel would like to thank David Litchfield (@dlitchfield) of Datacom TSS for reporting this issue.

Related Information: 

Intel® Compilers – Supported versions

https://software.intel.com/en-us/articles/intel-compilers-supported-compiler-versions

Revision history:

Revision

Date

Description

1.0

22-September-2014

Initial Release

1.1

03-November-2014 

Added Intel Media SDK Products 

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