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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Intel DSA Advisory
12 November 2020
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: Intel DSA
Operating System: Windows
Impact/Access: Denial of Service -- Existing Account
CVE Names: CVE-2020-24460
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Intel ID: INTEL-SA-00449
Advisory Category: Software
Impact of vulnerability : Denial of Service
Severity rating : MEDIUM
Original release: 11/10/2020
Last revised: 11/10/2020
A potential security vulnerability in the Intel Driver & Support Assistant
(DSA) may allow denial of service. Intel is releasing a software update to
mitigate this potential vulnerability.
Description: Incorrect default permissions in the Intel(R) DSA before version
22.214.171.124 may allow an authenticated user to potentially enable denial of
service via local access.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3 Medium
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:N/I:N/A:H
Intel DSA before version 126.96.36.199.
Intel recommends updating the Intel DSA to version 188.8.131.52 or later.
Updates are available for download at this location:
Intel would like to thank Eran Shimony 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 Date Description
1.0 11/10/2020 Initial Release
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