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Intel® Quartus® Prime Advisory

Intel ID: INTEL-SA-00446
Advisory Category: Software
Impact of vulnerability: Information Disclosure
Severity rating: MEDIUM
Original release: 11/10/2020
Last revised: 11/10/2020


A potential security vulnerability in Intel® Quartus® Prime may allow information disclosure.  Intel is releasing software updates to mitigate this potential vulnerability.

Vulnerability Details:

CVEID: CVE-2020-24454

Description:  Improper Restriction of XML External Entity Reference in subsystem for Intel(R) Quartus(R) Prime Pro Edition before version 20.3 and Intel(R) Quartus(R) Prime Standard Edition before version 20.2 may allow unauthenticated user to potentially enable information disclosure via network access.

CVSS Base Score:  6.5 Medium

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

Affected Products:

Intel® Quartus® Prime Pro before version 20.3.

Intel® Quartus® Prime Standard before version 20.1 Update1.


Intel recommends updating Intel® Quartus® Prime Pro to 20.3 or later and Intel® Quartus® Prime Standard to 20.1 Update1 or later.

Intel® Quartus® Prime Pro updates are available for download at this location:

Intel® Quartus® Prime Standard updates are available for download at these locations:


Intel would like to thank Oussama Sahnoun 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 11/10/2020 Initial Release

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