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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2021.3739
                       Intel SoC Watch 2021 Advisory
                             10 November 2021

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           Intel SoC Watch driver
Publisher:         Intel
Operating System:  Windows
Impact/Access:     Increased Privileges -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2021-0065  

Reference:         ESB-2021.3734

Original Bulletin: 
   https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/security-center/advisory/intel-sa-00547.html

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Intel ID:                 INTEL-SA-00547
Advisory Category:        Software
Impact of vulnerability : Escalation of Privilege
Severity rating :         HIGH
Original release:         11/09/2021
Last revised:             11/09/2021

Summary:

A potential security vulnerability in the Intel SoC Watch driver may allow
escalation of privilege. Intel is releasing software updates to mitigate this
potential vulnerability.

Vulnerability Details:

CVEID: CVE-2021-0065

Description: Heap-based overflow in Intel(R) SoC Watch based software before
version 2021.1 may allow a privileged user to potentially enable escalation of
privilege via local access.

CVSS Base Score: 7.2 High

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

Affected Products:

Intel Battery Life Diagnostic Tool before version 1.2.

Intel oneAPI Base Toolkit before version 2021.4.0.

Recommendations:

Intel recommends updating Intel Battery Life Diagnostic Tool to version 1.2 or
later.

Updates are available for download at this location:

https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/29348/
Intel-Battery-Life-Diagnostic-Tool

Intel recommends updating Intel OneAPI Base Toolkit to version 2021.4.0 or
later.

Updates are available for download at this location:

https://software.intel.com/content/www/us/en/develop/tools/oneapi/base-toolkit/
download.html

Acknowledgements:

The following issue was found internally by Intel employees. Intel would like
to thank Anton Rechkov.

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      11/09/2021 Initial Release

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