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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2020.4010
              Intel Processor Identification Utility Advisory
                             12 November 2020

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           Intel Processor Identification Utility
Publisher:         Intel
Operating System:  Windows
Impact/Access:     Increased Privileges -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2020-12335  

Original Bulletin: 
   https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/security-center/advisory/intel-sa-00419.html

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Intel ID:                 INTEL-SA-00419
Advisory Category:        Software
Impact of vulnerability : Escalation of Privilege
Severity rating :         MEDIUM
Original release:         11/10/2020
Last revised:             11/10/2020

Summary:

A potential security vulnerability in the Intel Processor Identification
Utility may allow escalation of privilege. Intel is releasing software updates
to mitigate this potential vulnerability.

Vulnerability Details:

CVEID: CVE-2020-12335

Description: Improper permissions in the installer for the Intel(R) Processor
Identification Utility before version 6.4.0603 may allow an authenticated user
to potentially enable escalation of privilege via local access.

CVSS Base Score: 6.7 Medium

CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Affected Products:

Intel Processor Identification Utility before version 6.4.0603.

Recommendations:

Intel recommends updating the Intel Processor Identification Utility to version
6.4.0603 or later.

Updates are available for download at this location: https://
downloadcenter.intel.com/download/28539/
Intel-Processor-Identification-Utility-Windows-Version

Acknowledgements:

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 History

Revision    Date      Description
1.0      11/10/2020 Initial Release

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