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Vulnerability in Intel SSD Toolbox allows authenticated users to elevate privileges via updater subsystem
The vulnerability allows a potentially malicious 3rd party to gain the highest possible elevation of privilege level in the Operating System.
The vulnerability allows a potentially malicious 3rd party to gain the highest possible elevation of privilege in the Operating System. The root cause of the vulnerability has been identified as an implementation bug in the updater subsystem of the Intel SSD Toolbox.
|Affected Product||Impacted versions||Mitigated versions||Update source|
|Intel® SSD Toolbox||3.1.0 through 3.3.6||3.3.7 or later||https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/26085/Intel-Solid-State-Drive-Toolbox?v=t|
Intel strongly recommends customers impacted by this issue to upgrade to the latest version listed in the table above.
This issue was reported to Intel by Florian Bogner @ Kapsch BusinessCom AG // bogner.sh & kapsch.net
CVSS v3 score & vectors: 8.4 (High)CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H
CVE Name: CVE-2016-8101
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