Intel TXE up to 3.174/4.0.24 Access Control privileges management

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A vulnerability has been found in Intel TXE up to 3.174/4.0.24 and classified as critical. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown code block of the component Access Control. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-269. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

Improper Access Control in subsystem for Intel(R) TXE versions before 3.175 and 4.0.25 may allow an unauthenticated user to potentially enable escalation of privilege via physical access.

The weakness was released 06/15/2020 (Website). The advisory is shared at intel.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2020-0566 since 10/28/2019. An attack has to be approached locally. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available.

Upgrading to version 3.175 or 4.0.25 eliminates this vulnerability.

Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at 156707, 156708, 156709 and 156710.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.3

VulDB Base Score: 4.3
VulDB Temp Score: 4.1
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Class: Privilege escalation (CWE-269)
Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: TXE 3.175/4.0.25

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10/28/2019 CVE assigned
06/15/2020 +231 days Advisory disclosed
06/16/2020 +1 days VulDB entry created
10/24/2020 +130 days VulDB last update

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Vendor: https://www.intel.com/

Advisory: intel.com
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CVE: CVE-2020-0566 (🔒)
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Created: 06/16/2020 08:29 AM
Updated: 10/24/2020 04:13 PM
Changes: (1) advisory_confirm_url
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