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Intel® Distribution of OpenVINO™ Toolkit Advisory

Intel ID: INTEL-SA-00538
Advisory Category: Software
Impact of vulnerability: Denial of Service
Severity rating: LOW
Original release: 11/09/2021
Last revised: 11/09/2021


A potential security vulnerability in the Intel® Distribution of OpenVINO™ Toolkit may allow denial of service.  Intel is releasing software updates to mitigate this potential vulnerability.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2021-33073

Description: Uncontrolled resource consumption in the Intel(R) Distribution of OpenVINO(TM) Toolkit before version 2021.4 may allow an unauthenticated user to potentially enable denial of service via local access.

CVSS Base Score: 3.6 LOW


Affected Products:

Intel® Distribution of OpenVINO™ Toolkit before version 2021.4.


Intel recommends updating the Intel® Distribution of OpenVINO™ Toolkit to version 2021.4 or later.

Updates are available for download at this location:


This issue was found internally by Intel employees.

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 11/09/2021 Initial Release

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