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Buffer Overflow in System Configuration Utilities

Intel ID:
INTEL-SA-00134
Product family:
System Utilities
Impact of vulnerability:
Denial of Service
Severity rating:
Moderate
Original release:
05/15/2018
Last revised:
05/15/2018

Summary:

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.

Recommendations:

Intel recommends updating to the following releases.

Syscfg 14.0 Build 16 https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/26971/Save-and-Restore-System-Configuration-Utility-syscfg-  

Syscfg 14.1 Build 19 https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/27328/Save-and-Restore-System-Configuration-Utility-SYSCFG-for-Intel-Server-Boards-and-Systems-based-on-Intel-62X-Chipset  

SELViewer 14.0 Build 21 https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/26988/System-Event-Log-SEL-Viewer-Utility?v=t   

SELViewer 14.0 Build 11 https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/25561/Intel-System-Event-Log-SEL-Viewer-Utility-for-S1200SP

Acknowledgements:

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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