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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Intel EMA Advisory
11 November 2020
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: Intel Endpoint Management Assistant (EMA)
Operating System: Windows
Impact/Access: Increased Privileges -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Access Confidential Data -- Existing Account
CVE Names: CVE-2020-12316 CVE-2020-12315
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Intel EMA Advisory
Intel ID: INTEL-SA-00412
Advisory Category: Software
Impact of vulnerability : Escalation of Privilege, Information Disclosure
Severity rating : HIGH
Original release: 11/10/2020
Last revised: 11/10/2020
Potential security vulnerabilities in the Intel Endpoint Management Assistant
(EMA) may allow escalation of privilege or information disclosure. Intel is
releasing software updates to mitigate these potential vulnerabilities.
Description: Path traversal in the Intel(R) EMA before version 1.3.3 may allow
an unauthenticated user to potentially enable escalation of privilege via
CVSS Base Score: 8.6 High
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N
Description: Insufficiently protected credentials in the Intel(R) EMA before
version 1.3.3 may allow an authorized 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 EMA before version 1.3.3.
Intel recommends updating the Intel EMA to version 1.3.3 or later.
Updates are available for download at this location: https://
These issues were found externally.
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 Date Description
1.0 11/10/2020 Initial Release
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