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Intel® QAT Engine for OpenSSL Advisory
|Impact of vulnerability:||Escalation of Privilege|
A potential security vulnerability in the Intel® QuickAssist Technology (QAT) Engine for OpenSSL may allow escalation of privilege. Intel is releasing software updates to mitigate this potential vulnerability.
Description: Improper buffer restrictions in the Intel(R) QAT Engine for OpenSSL before version 0.6.16 may allow a privileged user to potentially enable escalation of privilege via network access.
CVSS Base Score: 7.5 High
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Intel® QAT Engine for OpenSSL before version 0.6.16.
Intel recommends updating Intel® QAT Engine for OpenSSL to version 0.6.16 or later for CentOS, Ubuntu and FreeBSD.
Updates are available for download at this location:
This issue was found internally by Intel employees. Intel would like to thank Jakub Rozanski.
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