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Intel® Chipset Device Software (INF Update Utility) Advisory

Intel ID: INTEL-SA-00224
Advisory Category: Software
Impact of vulnerability: Escalation of Privilege
Severity rating: LOW
Original release: 06/11/2019
Last revised: 06/11/2019

Summary: 

A potential security vulnerability in the Intel® Chipset Device Software (INF Update Utility) may allow escalation of privilege. Intel is releasing software updates to mitigate this potential vulnerability.

Vulnerability Details:

CVEID: CVE-2019-0128

Description: Improper permissions in the installer for Intel(R) Chipset Device Software (INF Update Utility) before version 10.1.1.45 may allow an authenticated user to escalate privilege via local access.

CVSS Base Score: 3.9 Low

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

Affected Products:

Intel® Chipset Device Software (INF Update Utility) before version 10.1.1.45.

Recommendations:

Intel recommends that users of the Intel® Chipset Device Software (INF Update Utility) update to 10.1.1.45 or later.

Updates are available for download at this location: https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/28768?v=t

Acknowledgements:

Intel would like to thank Marius Gabriel Mihai for reporting this issue.

Intel, and nearly the entire technology industry, follows a disclosure practice called Coordinated Disclosure, under which a cybersecurity vulnerability is generally publicly disclosed only after mitigations are available.

Revision History

Revision Date Description
1.0 06/11/2019
Initial Release

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