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Intel® Hardware Accelerated Execution Manager Driver Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

Intel ID

INTEL-SA-00072

Product family

Intel® Hardware Accelerated Execution Manager

Impact of vulnerability

Elevation of Privilege

Severity rating

Important

Original release

Apr 03, 2017

Last revised

Apr 03, 2017

Summary: 

Privilege escalation in IntelHAXM.sys driver in the Intel® Hardware Accelerated Execution Manager before version 6.0.6 allows a local user to gain system level access.

Description: 

Privilege escalation in IntelHAXM.sys driver in the Intel® Hardware Accelerated Execution Manager before version 6.0.6 allows a local user to gain system level access.

CVSSv3 Severity Rating: High

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

Affected products: 

Intel® Hardware Accelerated Execution Manager versions before 6.0.6.

Recommendations: 

Intel recommends updating to Intel® Hardware Accelerated Execution Manager version 6.0.6 or newer posted at https://software.intel.com/en-us/android/articles/intel-hardware-accelerated-execution-manager

Acknowledgements: 

This issue was reported to Intel by Enrique Nissim

Revision history

Revision Date Description
1.0 03-April-2017 Initial Release

CVE Name:  CVE-2017-5683

 

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