A potential security vulnerability in the Intel® SGX driver for Linux* may allow a denial of service. Intel is releasing software updates to mitigate this potential vulnerability.
Description: Insufficient input validation in the Intel(R) SGX driver for Linux may allow an authenticated user to potentially enable a denial of service via local access.
CVSS Base Score: 6.5 Medium
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:N/A:H
Intel® SGX Linux client driver before 2.5
Intel® SGX DCAP Linux driver before 1.1
Intel recommends that users follow the steps below to address these issues:
- Intel® SGX Linux client driver 2.5 – https://01.org/intel-softwareguard-extensions/downloads/intel-sgx-linux-2.5-release
- Intel® SGX DCAP Linux driver 1.1 – https://01.org/intel-softwareguard-extensions/downloads/intel-sgx-dcap-linux-1.1-release
This issue was found internally by Intel.
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.