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Intel® Graphics Performance Analyzer for Linux Advisory
A potential security vulnerability in Intel® Graphics Performance Analyzer for Linux may allow escalation of privilege. Intel is releasing software updates to mitigate this potential vulnerability.
Description: Insufficient path checking in the installation package for Intel(R) Graphics Performance Analyzer for Linux version 18.4 and before may allow an authenticated user to potentially enable escalation of privilege via local access.
CVSS Base Score: 6.7 Medium
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Intel® Graphics Performance Analyzer for Linux version 18.4 and before.
Intel recommends that users of Intel® Graphics Performance Analyzer for Linux update to 2019 R1.
Updates are available for download at this location:
For more information please refer to the release notes at:
This issue was found internally by Intel. Intel would like to thank Michael Henry.
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