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Intel® VTune Amplifier 2018 for Windows Update 3 Advisory

Intel ID: INTEL-SA-00194
Advisory Category: Software
Impact of vulnerability: Escalation of Privilege
Severity rating: MEDIUM
Original release: 12/11/2018
Last revised: 12/11/2018

Summary:

A potential security vulnerability in Intel® VTune Amplifier 2018 for Windows may allow Escalation of Privilege. Intel is releasing VTune Amplifier updates to mitigate this potential vulnerability.

Vulnerability Details:

CVEID: CVE-2018-18093

Description: Improper file permissions in the installer for Intel(R) VTune Amplifier 2018 for Windows Update 3 and before may allow unprivileged user to potentially gain privileged access via local access.

CVSS Base Score: 4.8 Medium

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

Affected Products:

Intel(R) VTune Amplifier 2018 for Windows Update 3 and before.

Recommendations:

Intel recommends that users update to Intel® VTune Amplifier 2019 for Windows Update 1 or later.

Updates are available for download at this location: https://registrationcenter.intel.com

Acknowledgements:

This issue was found internally by Intel.

Revision History

Revision Date Description
1.0 12/11/2018 Initial Release

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