ESB-2018.1948 - [Win] Intel Processor Diagnostic Tool: Multiple vulnerabilities 2018-07-05

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                               ESB-2018.1948
    Intel Processor Diagnostic Tool Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
                                5 July 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           Intel Processor Diagnostic Tool
Publisher:         Intel
Operating System:  Windows
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Existing Account
                   Increased Privileges            -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-3668 CVE-2018-3667 

Original Bulletin: 
   https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/security-center/advisory/intel-sa-00140.html

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INTEL-SA-00140

The latest security information on Intel products.

Intel Processor Diagnostic Tool Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

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/download/19792/Intel-Processor-Diagnostic-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

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