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Intel® Data Migration Software Improper Permissions Advisory

Intel ID: INTEL-SA-00170
Advisory Category: Software
Impact of vulnerability: Escalation of Privilege
Severity rating: MEDIUM
Original release: 09/11/2018
Last revised: 09/11/2018


A potential security vulnerability in Intel® Data Migration Software may allow Escalation of PrivilegeIntel is releasing Intel® Data Migration Software updates to mitigate this potential vulnerability.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-12160

Description: DLL injection vulnerability in software installer for Intel(R) Data Center Migration Center Software v3.1 and before may allow an authenticated user to potentially execute code using default directory permissions via local access.

CVSS Base Score: 5.3 Medium


Affected Products:

Intel® Data Migration Software v3.1 and before.


Intel recommends that users of Intel® Data Migration Software update to the latest version.

Updates are available for download at this location:


Intel would like to thank Marius Gabriel Mihai for reporting this issue and working with us on coordinated disclosure.

Revision History

Revision Date Description
1.0 09/11/2018 Initial Release

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