Intel Smart Connect Technology for Intel NUC Advisory - Oct. 8

    Intel Smart Connect Technology for Intel NUC Advisory - Oct. 8

    Intel Smart Connect Technology for Intel NUC Advisory - Oct. 8


    Posted: 08 Oct 2019

    Intel ID: INTEL-SA-00286
    Advisory Category: Software
    Impact of vulnerability: Escalation of Privilege
    Severity rating: MEDIUM
    Original release: 10/08/2019
    Last revised: 10/08/2019

    Summary:

    A potential security vulnerability in Intel® Smart Connect Technology for Intel® NUC may allow escalation of privilege.

    Intel is not releasing updates to mitigate this potential vulnerability and is issuing a Product Discontinuation notice for Intel® Smart Connect Technology for Intel® NUC.

    Vulnerability Details:

    CVEID: CVE-2019-11167
    Description: Improper file permission in software installer for Intel(R) Smart Connect Technology for Intel(R) NUC may allow an authenticated user to potentially enable escalation of privilege via local access.
    CVSS Base Score: 6.3 Medium
    CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:L

    Affected Products:

    Intel® Smart Connect Technology for Intel® NUC.

    Recommendations:

    Intel recommends that users of Intel® Smart Connect Technology for Intel® NUC uninstall or discontinue use at their earliest convenience.

    Acknowledgements:

    Intel would like to thank Marius Gabriel Mihai for reporting this issue.

    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 10/08/2019 Initial Release

    Source: INTEL-SA-00286
    Brink's Avatar Posted By: Brink
    08 Oct 2019


 

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