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Buffer Overflow in System Configuration Utilities

Intel ID:
Product family:
System Utilities
Impact of vulnerability:
Denial of Service
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Buffer overflow in Intel® system Configuration utilities selview.exe and syscfg.exe before version 14 build 11 allows a local user to crash these services potentially resulting in a denial of service.

  • 5.5 Medium CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Affected Products:

Versions of syscfg.exe before release 14.0 build 16 or for systems based on Intel® C620 Series Chipsets14.1 build 19.

Versions of selview.exe before release 14.0 build 21 or for systems based on Intel® C620 Series Chipsets before 14.0 build 11.


Intel recommends updating to the following releases.

Syscfg 14.0 Build 16  

Syscfg 14.1 Build 19  

SELViewer 14.0 Build 21   

SELViewer 14.0 Build 11


Intel would like to thank SaifAllah benMassaoud (@benmassaou) for reporting this issue and working with us on coordinated disclosure.

Revision History

Revision Date Description
1.0 May 15, 2018 Initial Release

CVE Name: CVE-2018-3661

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