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Intel® Authenticate Advisory

Intel ID: INTEL-SA-00275
Advisory Category: Software
Impact of vulnerability: Escalation of Privilege
Severity rating: MEDIUM
Original release: 08/13/2019
Last revised: 08/13/2019

Summary: 

A potential security vulnerability in Intel® Authenticate may allow escalation of privilege.  Intel is releasing software updates to mitigate this potential vulnerability.

Vulnerability Details:

CVEID: CVE-2019-11143

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

Affected Products:

Intel® Authenticate before version 3.8.

Recommendations:

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

Acknowledgements:

Intel would like to thank SaifAllah benMassaoud 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 08/13/2019 Initial Release

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