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Intel® SGX for Linux Advisory

Intel ID: INTEL-SA-00235
Advisory Category: Software
Impact of vulnerability: Denial of Service
Severity rating: MEDIUM
Original release: 06/11/2019
Last revised: 06/11/2019


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.

Vulnerability Details:

CVEID: CVE-2019-0157

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


Affected Products:

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:


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.

Revision History

Revision Date Description
1.0 06/11/2019 Initial Release
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