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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Intel Trace Analyzer and Collector Advisory
10 February 2021
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: Intel Trace Analyzer and Collector
Intel Trace Collector
Operating System: Windows
Impact/Access: Increased Privileges -- Existing Account
CVE Names: CVE-2020-24485
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Intel ID: INTEL-SA-00475
Advisory Category: Software
Impact of vulnerability : Escalation of Privilege
Severity rating : MEDIUM
Original release: 02/09/2021
Last revised: 02/09/2021
A potential security vulnerability in the Intel Trace Analyzer and Collector
may allow an escalation of privilege. Intel is releasing software updates to
mitigate this potential vulnerability.
Description: Uncontrolled search path in the Intel(R) Trace Analyzer and
Collector before version 2020 update 3 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
Intel Trace Analyzer and Collector before version 2020 update 3.
Intel recommends updating the Intel Trace Analyzer and Collector to version
2020 update 3 or later.
Updates are available for download at this location:
Intel would like to thank the external reporter of 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 02/09/2021 Initial Release
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