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Intel® Solid State Drive Toolbox File Permissions Advisory
A potential security vulnerability in Intel® Solid State Drive Toolbox may allow escalation of privilege. Intel is releasing software updates to mitigate this potential vulnerability.
Description: Improper directory permissions in Intel(R) Solid State Drive Toolbox before 3.5.7 may allow an authenticated user to potentially enable escalation of privilege via local access.
CVSS Base Score: 7.8 High
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H
Intel® Solid State Drive Toolbox before 3.5.7
Intel recommends that users follow the steps below to address these issues:
1. Uninstall any pre-existing versions of the Intel® Solid State Drive Toolbox
2. Update to the version 3.5.7 or later
Updates are available for download at this location: https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/28309/Intel-Solid-State-Drive-Toolbox
This issue was found internally by Intel.
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