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                  Intel Rapid Storage Technology Advisory
                                9 June 2021

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           Intel Rapid Storage Technology software
Publisher:         Intel
Operating System:  Windows
Impact/Access:     Increased Privileges -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2021-0104  

Original Bulletin: 
   https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/security-center/advisory/intel-sa-00545.html

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Intel ID:                 INTEL-SA-00X545
Advisory Category:        Software
Impact of vulnerability : Escalation of Privilege
Severity rating :         MEDIUM
Original release:         06/08/2021
Last revised:             06/08/2021

Summary:

A potential security vulnerability in the Intel Rapid Storage Technology
software may allow escalation of privilege. Intel is releasing software updates
to mitigate this potential vulnerability.

Vulnerability Details:

CVEID: CVE-2021-0104

Description: Uncontrolled search path element in the installer for the Intel(R)
Rapid Storage Technology software, before versions 17.9.0.34, 18.0.0.640 and
18.1.0.24, 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 Rapid Storage Technology software before versions 17.9.1.1009.5,
18.0.3.1148.4 and 18.1.0.1028.2 with installer versions before 17.9.0.34,
18.0.0.640 and 18.1.0.24 respectively.

Recommendations:

Intel recommends updating the Intel Rapid Storage Technology software to
versions 17.9.1.1009.5, 18.0.3.1148.4 and 18.1.0.1028.2 with installer versions
before 17.9.0.34, 18.0.0.640 and 18.1.0.24 or higher.

Updates are available for download at this location: Downloads for Intel Rapid
Storage Technology (Intel RST)

Acknowledgements:

Intel would like to thank Marius Gabriel Mihai 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      06/08/2021 Initial Release

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