Abstract: Intel published a security advisory regarding this vulnerability (Intel ID is INTEL-SA-00075). The vulnerability allows an unprivileged network attacker to perform a remote privilege escalation. It also allows an unprivileged local user to perform the privilege escalation. The vulnerability affects Intel manageability SKU platforms dating back to the 1st Generation Core architecture CPU. Intel has released detection and mitigation guidance recommending that system owners seek firmware updates from the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs). The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) number associated with this vulnerability is CVE-2017-5689.
Date Published: 04 May 2017
Last Reviewed: 03 May 2017
Creator: Endpoint Vulnerability Solutions
Dissemination Control: N/A
Length: 2 page(s)