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Intel® QAT Advisory
|Impact of vulnerability:||Escalation of Privilege, Information Disclosure|
Potential security vulnerabilities in some Intel® QuickAssist Technology (QAT) drivers for Windows may allow escalation of privilege or information disclosure. Intel is releasing software updates to mitigate these potential vulnerabilities.
Description: Incorrect permission assignment for critical resource in some Intel(R) QAT drivers for Windows before version 1.9.0 may allow an authenticated user to potentially enable escalation of privilege via local access.
CVSS Base Score: 8.2 High
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H
Description: Improper access control in some Intel(R) QAT drivers for Windows before version 1.9.0 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
Description: Incorrect permission assignment for critical resource in some Intel(R) QAT drivers for Windows before version 1.9.0 may allow an authenticated user to potentially enable information disclosure via local access.
CVSS Base Score: 6.5 Medium
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N
Description: Improper access control in some Intel(R) QAT drivers for Windows before version 1.9.0 may allow an authenticated user to potentially enable information disclosure via local access.
CVSS Base Score: 3.3 Low
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N
Intel® QAT drivers for Windows before version 1.9.0.
Intel recommends updating Intel® QAT drivers for Windows to version 1.9.0 or later.
Updates are available for download at this location:
Intel would like to thank Aobo Wang of Chaitin Security Research Lab (CVE-2022-41771, CVE-2022-41699, CVE-2022-41621) and Falcon Corruption @falconCorrup (CVE-2022-40972) for reporting these issues.
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