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Intel® Thunderbolt™ non-DCH Driver for Windows Advisory
A potential security vulnerability in the Intel® Thunderbolt™ non-DCH (Declarative Componentized Hardware) driver for Windows may allow escalation of privilege. Intel is releasing software updates and prescriptive guidance to mitigate this potential vulnerability.
Description: Improper permissions in the installer for the Intel(R) Thunderbolt(TM) non-DCH driver, all versions, for Windows may allow an authenticated user to potentially enable escalation of privilege via local access.
CVSS Base Score: 6.7 Medium
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Intel® Thunderbolt™ non-DCH Driver, all versions, for Windows.
Intel has issued a Product Discontinuation notice for the Intel® Thunderbolt™ non-DCH driver for Windows. To retain support for existing devices, Intel recommends that users of Intel® Thunderbolt™ non-DCH driver for Windows update to the latest version provided by the system manufacturer.
For affected Intel® NUC Products, Intel recommends updating to the versions below:
Intel would like to thank Chen Erlich & Zhiniang Peng (@edwardzpeng) for reporting this issue.
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