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Intel® PMC Advisory
A potential security vulnerability in the Power Management Controller (PMC) for some Intel® Processors may allow escalation of privilege. Intel is releasing firmware updates to mitigate this potential vulnerability.
Description: Improper access control in the PMC for some Intel(R) Processors may allow a privileged user to potentially enable escalation of privilege via local access.
CVSS Base Score: 6.7 Medium
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Intel® Pentium® Processor J Series
Intel® Pentium® Processor N Series
Intel® Celeron® Processor J Series
Intel® Celeron® Processor N Series
Intel® Atom® Processor A Series
Intel® Atom® Processor E3900 Series
Intel recommends that users of affected Intel® Processors update to the latest BIOS firmware version provided by the system manufacturer that addresses this issue.
This issue was found internally by Intel employees.
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