Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 4
CVE ID CVE-2020-8693
CVE-2020-8692
CVE-2020-8690
CVE-2020-8691
CWE ID CWE-119
CWE-284
CWE-693
CWE-264
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Intel Ethernet 700 Series Controller Software

Hardware solutions /
Drivers

Vendor Intel

Security Advisory

2) Improper access control

Risk: Low

CVSSv3:
5.2 [CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID:
CVE-2020-8692

CWE-ID:
CWE-284 – Improper Access Control

Exploit availability:
No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to gain unauthorized access to otherwise restricted functionality.

The vulnerability exists due to improper access restrictions. A local administrator can bypass implemented security restrictions, escalate privileges and cause a denial of service (DoS) condition on the target system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor’s website.

Vulnerable software versions

Intel Ethernet 700 Series Controller Software:

CPE

External links

https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/security-center/advisory/intel-sa-00380

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

3) Protection Mechanism Failure

Risk: Low

CVSSv3:
4.5 [CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID:
CVE-2020-8690

CWE-ID:
CWE-693 – Protection Mechanism Failure

Exploit availability:
No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to bypass implemented security restrictions.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient implementation of security measures. A local administrator can bypass implemented security restrictions, elevate privileges on the system and cause a denial of service (DoS) condition.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor’s website.

Vulnerable software versions

Intel Ethernet 700 Series Controller Software:

CPE

External links

https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/security-center/advisory/intel-sa-00380

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.



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