A potential security vulnerability in the Intel® Chipset Device Software (INF Update Utility) may allow escalation of privilege. Intel is releasing software updates to mitigate this potential vulnerability.
Description: Improper permissions in the installer for Intel(R) Chipset Device Software (INF Update Utility) before version 10.1.1.45 may allow an authenticated user to escalate privilege via local access.
CVSS Base Score: 3.9 Low
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N
Intel® Chipset Device Software (INF Update Utility) before version 10.1.1.45.
Intel recommends that users of the Intel® Chipset Device Software (INF Update Utility) update to 10.1.1.45 or later.
Updates are available for download at this location: https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/28768?v=t
Intel would like to thank Marius Gabriel Mihai for reporting this issue.
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