Intel Processor Diagnostic Tool Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

    Intel Processor Diagnostic Tool Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

    Intel Processor Diagnostic Tool Privilege Escalation Vulnerability


    Posted: 29 Jun 2018
    Intel ID: INTEL-SA-00140
    Product family: Intel® Software
    Impact of vulnerability: Escalation of Privilege
    Severity rating: Important
    Original release: 6/01/2010
    Last revised: 5/18/2017

    Summary:
    Privilege escalation

    Description:
    Permissions issue with IPDT Installer v4.1.0.24 installs 3 files within improper permissions, allowing for arbitrary code execution and escalation of privileges.

    CVSS Score 8.3 - High: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H

    Affected products:

    IPDT – Intel® Processor Diagnostic Tool v4.1.0.24

    Recommendations:

    Re-install IPDT using the patched installer v4.1.0.27 or greater. Download from https://downloadcenter.intel.com/dow...iagnostic-Tool

    Acknowledgements:

    Intel would like to thank Stephan Kanthak (@skanthak) for reporting this issue and working with us on coordinated disclosure.

    Revision History

    Revision Date Description
    1.0 June 27, 2018 Initial Release

    CVE Name: CVE-2018-3667, CVE-2018-3668


    Source: INTEL-SA-00140
    Brink's Avatar Posted By: Brink
    29 Jun 2018

  1. Cliff S's Avatar
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       #1

    Intel Processor Diagnostic Tool Privilege Escalation Vulnerability-image.png

    For those that want to know what IPDT is/does, see this thread: Intel® Processor Diagnostic Tool Solved - Windows 10 Forums
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  2. Dude's Avatar
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       #2

    Thanks, updated the tool
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  3. Posts : 297
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       #3

    Do we really need it?
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  4. Cliff S's Avatar
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       #4

    khanmein said:
    Do we really need it?
    Nope.
    But if you overclock, it's a good tool to check for degradation once in a while.
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  5. Posts : 297
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       #5

    Never OC & can't even OC.
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