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Intel® Security Library Advisory

Intel ID: INTEL-SA-00521
Advisory Category: Software
Impact of vulnerability: Escalation of Privilege, Denial of Service, Information Disclosure
Severity rating: HIGH
Original release: 06/08/2021
Last revised: 06/08/2021

Summary: 

Potential security vulnerabilities in the Intel® Security Library may allow escalation of privilege, denial of service or information disclosure.  Intel is releasing software updates to mitigate these potential vulnerabilities.

Vulnerability Details:

CVEID: CVE-2021-0133

Description: Key exchange without entity authentication in the Intel(R) Security Library before version 3.3 may allow an authenticated user to potentially enable escalation of privilege via network access.

CVSS Base Score: 7.7 High

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

 

CVEID: CVE-2021-0132

Description: Missing release of resource after effective lifetime in an API for the Intel(R) Security Library before version 3.3 may allow a privileged user to potentially enable denial of service via network access.

CVSS Base Score: 5.4 Medium

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

 

CVEID: CVE-2021-0131

Description: Use of cryptographically weak pseudo-random number generator (PRNG) in an API for the Intel(R) Security Library before version 3.3 may allow an authenticated user to potentially enable information disclosure via network access.

CVSS Base Score: 4.6 Medium

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

 

CVEID: CVE-2021-0134

Description: Improper input validation in an API for the Intel(R) Security Library before version 3.3 may allow a privileged user to potentially enable denial of service via network access.

CVSS Base Score: 4.2 Medium

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

Affected Products:

3rd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processor

2nd Gen Intel® Xeon® Scalable processor

1st Gen Intel® Xeon® Scalable processor

Intel® Xeon® W processor 3200 series

Intel® Xeon® W processor 3100 series

Recommendations:

Intel recommends that users of Intel® Security Library update to 3.3 or later.

Updates are available for download at this location: Intel GitHub

Acknowledgements:

The following issues were found internally by Intel employees.  Intel would like to thank Ryan Hall and Brent Holtsclaw of the DCG Red Team.

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 06/08/2021 Initial Release

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