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OpenVINO™ Toolkit for Windows* Permissions Issue Advisory

Intel ID: INTEL-SA-00172
Advisory Category: Software
Impact of vulnerability: Escalation of Privilege
Severity rating: MEDIUM
Original release: 09/11/2018
Last revised: 12/18/2018


A potential security vulnerability in OpenVINO™ Toolkit for Windows* may allow escalation of privilege.  Intel is releasing OpenVINO™ Toolkit for Windows* updates to mitigate this potential vulnerability.

Vulnerability Details:

CVEID: CVE-2018-12162

Description: Directory permissions in the Intel(r) OpenVINO(tm) Toolkit for Windows* 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® OpenVINO™ Toolkit for Windows* v2018.1.265 and earlier.

Intel® OpenVINO™ Toolkit 2018 R3 for Windows* and earlier.


Intel recommends that users of the Intel® OpenVINO™ Toolkit update to the latest version.

Updates are available for download at this location:


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

Revision History

Revision Date Description
1.0 09/11/2018 Initial Release
1.1 12/18/2018 Updated affected versions

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