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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Intel Rapid Storage Technology Advisory
9 June 2021
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: Intel Rapid Storage Technology software
Operating System: Windows
Impact/Access: Increased Privileges -- Existing Account
CVE Names: CVE-2021-0104
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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
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.
Description: Uncontrolled search path element in the installer for the Intel(R)
Rapid Storage Technology software, before versions 220.127.116.11, 18.104.22.1680 and
22.214.171.124, 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 Rapid Storage Technology software before versions 126.96.36.1999.5,
188.8.131.528.4 and 184.108.40.2068.2 with installer versions before 220.127.116.11,
18.104.22.1680 and 22.214.171.124 respectively.
Intel recommends updating the Intel Rapid Storage Technology software to
versions 126.96.36.1999.5, 188.8.131.528.4 and 184.108.40.2068.2 with installer versions
before 220.127.116.11, 18.104.22.1680 and 22.214.171.124 or higher.
Updates are available for download at this location: Downloads for Intel Rapid
Storage Technology (Intel RST)
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 Date Description
1.0 06/08/2021 Initial Release
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