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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Intel oneAPI Toolkit Advisory
10 November 2021
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: Intel oneAPI Toolkits
Operating System: Windows
Impact/Access: Increased Privileges -- Existing Account
CVE Names: CVE-2021-0064
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Intel ID: INTEL-SA-00551
Advisory Category: Software
Impact of vulnerability: Escalation of Privilege
Severity rating: MEDIUM
Original release: 11/09/2021
Last revised: 11/09/2021
A potential security vulnerability in Intel oneAPI Toolkits may allow
escalation of privilege. Intel is releasing software updates to mitigate this
Description: Improper access control for Intel(R) oneAPI Toolkits before
version 2021.1 Beta 10 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
All Intel oneAPI Toolkits (Base, HPC, IoT, AI, DLFD, Rendering) before version
2021.1 Beta 10.
Intel recommends updating Intel oneAPI Toolkits to version 2021.1 Beta 10 or
Manual removal of all installed Beta versions prior to version 2021.1 Beta 10
is required, this removal is not done automatically.
Updates are available for download at this location: https://software.intel.com
Intel would like to thank houjingyi 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 11/09/2021 Initial Release
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