A potential security vulnerability in the ITE Tech* Consumer Infrared Driver for Windows 10 may allow escalation of privilege. Intel is releasing software updates to mitigate this potential vulnerability.
Description: Improper permissions in the installer for the ITE Tech* Consumer Infrared Driver for Windows 10 versions before 220.127.116.11 may allow an authenticated user to potentially enable escalation of privilege via local access.
CVSS Base Score: 6.7 Medium
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
ITE Tech* Consumer Infrared Driver for Windows 10 versions before 18.104.22.168.
Intel recommends that users of ITE Tech* Consumer Infrared Driver update to version 22.214.171.124 or later.
Updates are available for download at this location: https://downloadmirror.intel.com/28755/a08
Intel would like to thank SaifAllah benMassaoud 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.