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Unexpected Page Fault in Virtualized Environment Advisory

Intel ID: INTEL-SA-00317
Advisory Category: Hardware
Impact of vulnerability: Escalation of Privilege, Denial of Service, Information Disclosure
Severity rating: MEDIUM
Original release: 12/10/2019
Last revised: 12/10/2019

Summary: 

A potential security vulnerability in multiple Intel® processors may allow escalation of privilege, denial of service, and/or information disclosure.  Intel is releasing firmware updates to mitigate this potential vulnerability.

Vulnerability Details:

CVEID: CVE-2019-14607

Description: Improper conditions check in multiple Intel® Processors may allow an authenticated user to potentially enable partial escalation of privilege, denial of service and/or information disclosure via local access.

CVSS Base Score:  5.3 Medium

CVSS Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:L

Affected Products:

Datacenter Microprocessors

2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processor

Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processor

Intel® Xeon® D Processors

Intel® Xeon® W Processors

8th and 9th Generation Intel® Core™ i9

 

Client and Xeon E3 Microprocessors

Intel® Xeon® Processor E3 v5 & v6 Family

Intel® Xeon® E Processor

6th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors

7th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors

8th Generation Intel® Core™ Processor Family

9th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors Family

10th Generation Intel® Core™ Processor Family

Recommendations:

Intel recommends that users of Intel® Processors listed above update to the latest firmware version provided by the system manufacturer that addresses these issues.

Acknowledgements:

The following issue was found internally by Intel.

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 12/10/2019 Initial Release

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