Intel PresentMon up to 1.7.0 uncontrolled search path

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A vulnerability classified as critical was found in Intel PresentMon up to 1.7.0. Affected by this vulnerability is some unknown processing. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a uncontrolled search path vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-427. The product uses a fixed or controlled search path to find resources, but one or more locations in that path can be under the control of unintended actors. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

Uncontrolled search path element in the PresentMon software maintained by Intel(R) before version 1.7.1 may allow an authenticated user to potentially enable escalation of privilege via local access.

The weakness was shared 11/12/2022 as intel-sa-00711. It is possible to read the advisory at This vulnerability is known as CVE-2022-26086 since 03/02/2022. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The pricing for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 12/17/2022). The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1574 according to MITRE ATT&CK.

Upgrading to version 1.7.1 eliminates this vulnerability.





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VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.0
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.9

VulDB Base Score: 7.0
VulDB Temp Score: 6.7
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NVD Base Score: 7.3
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CNA Base Score: 6.7
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Class: Uncontrolled search path
CWE: CWE-427 / CWE-426
ATT&CK: T1574

Local: Yes
Remote: No

Availability: 🔒
Status: Not defined

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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: PresentMon 1.7.1


03/02/2022 CVE reserved
11/12/2022 +255 days Advisory disclosed
11/12/2022 +0 days VulDB entry created
12/17/2022 +35 days VulDB last update



Advisory: intel-sa-00711
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2022-26086 (🔒)


Created: 11/12/2022 02:35 PM
Updated: 12/17/2022 10:02 AM
Changes: 11/12/2022 02:35 PM (50), 12/17/2022 10:02 AM (12)
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