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Intel® Graphics Drivers Advisory

Intel ID: INTEL-SA-00508
Advisory Category: Software
Impact of vulnerability: Escalation of Privilege, Denial of Service
Severity rating: MEDIUM
Original release: 08/10/2021
Last revised: 08/10/2021

Summary: 

Potential security vulnerabilities in some Intel® Graphics Drivers may allow escalation of privilege.  Intel is releasing software updates to mitigate these potential vulnerabilities.

Vulnerability Details:

CVEID: CVE-2021-0061

Description: Improper initialization in some Intel(R) Graphics Driver before version 27.20.100.9030 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

 

CVEID: CVE-2021-0012

Description: Use after free in some Intel(R) Graphics Driver before version 27.20.100.8336, 15.45.33.5164, and 15.40.47.5166 may allow an authenticated user to potentially enable denial of service via local access.

CVSS Base Score: 5.6 Medium

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

 

CVEID: CVE-2021-0062

Description: Improper input validation in some Intel(R) Graphics Drivers before version 27.20.100.8935 may allow an authenticated user to potentially enable escalation of privilege via local access.

CVSS Base Score: 4.7 Medium

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

 

Affected Products:

Intel® Graphics Windows 10 Legacy Drivers before version 27.20.100.9171.

Intel® Graphics Windows 10 DCH Drivers before version 27.20.100.9030.

Intel® Graphics Driver for Windows before version 15.45.33.5164.

Intel® Graphics Driver for Windows before version 15.40.47.5166.

Recommendations:

Intel recommends that users of Intel® Graphics Windows 10 non-dch Driver update to the latest version provided by the system manufacturer that addresses these issues.  

 

Intel recommends updating the Intel® Graphics Windows 10 DCH Drivers update to version 27.20.100.9030 or later. Updates are available for download at this location:

https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/30066/Intel-Graphics-Windows-10-DCH-Drivers

 

Intel recommends updating the Intel® Graphics Driver for Windows update to version 15.45.33.5164 or later. Updates are available for download at this location:

https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/29972/Intel-Graphics-Driver-for-Windows-15-45-?product=80939

 

Intel recommends updating the Intel® Graphics Driver for Windows update to version 15.40.47.5166 or later. Updates are available for download at this location:

https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/29971/Intel-Graphics-Driver-for-Windows-15-40-?product=80939

Acknowledgements:

Intel would like to thank "houjingyi" for reporting this issue CVE-2021-0061.

The following issues were found internally by Intel, CVE-2021-0062 and CVE-2021-0012.

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 08/10/2021 Initial Release

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