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Intel® QAT for Linux Advisory
A potential security vulnerability in the Intel® QuickAssist Technology (QAT) for Linux may allow escalation of privilege. Intel is releasing software updates to mitigate this potential vulnerability.
Description: Insufficiently protected credentials in the Intel(R) QAT for Linux before version 1.7.l.4.10.0 may allow an authenticated user to potentially enable escalation of privilege via local access.
CVSS Base Score: 7.5 High
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H
Intel® QAT for Linux before version 1.7.l.4.10.0.
Intel recommends updating the Intel® QAT for Linux to version 1.7.l.4.10.0 or later.
Updates are available for download at this location: https://01.org/sites/default/files/downloads/qat1.7.l.4.10.0-00014.tar.gz
This issue was found internally by Intel employees. Intel we would like to thank Arjan Van de Ven.
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