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Intel ID: INTEL-SA-00197
Advisory Category: Software
Impact of vulnerability: Escalation of Privilege
Severity rating: MEDIUM
Original release: 11/13/2018
Last revised: 11/13/2018

Using command line:

  1. Run cmd as Administrator. Hit Start, type "cmd”. Right-click at "Command Prompt” and choose "Run as administrator”
  2. Remove Authenticated Users by executing
      cacls "C:\Intel" /E /R "NT AUTHORITY\Authenticated Users"
  3. Ensure that other groups and users (except SYSTEM and Administrators) have no Full control, Modify and Write permissions, otherwise set Read permissions for USER:
      cacls "C:\Intel" /E /G USER:R

Using GUI:

  1. Right-click on the folder C:\Intel in the Explorer
  2. Select "Security” tab
  3. Select "Authenticated Users” in "Group or user names:”, click on "Edit” button

  4. Select "Authenticated Users” again and click on "Remove” button, then "OK” button

  5. Ensure that other groups and users (except SYSTEM and Administrators) have no Full control, Modify and Write permissions

Revision History

Revision Date Description
1.0 11/13/2018 Initial Release