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Intel® Authenticate Advisory
A potential security vulnerability in Intel® Authenticate may allow escalation of privilege. Intel is releasing software updates to mitigate this potential vulnerability.
Description: Improper permissions in the software installer for Intel(R) Authenticate may allow an authenticated user to potentially enable escalation of privilege via local access.
CVSS Base Score: 6.3 Medium
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:H/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Intel® Authenticate before version 3.8.
Intel recommends that users of Intel® Authenticate update to 3.8 or later.
Updates are available for download at this location: https://downloadcenter.intel.com/product/92930/Intel-Authenticate
Intel would like to thank SaifAllah benMassaoud for reporting this issue.
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