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Intel® Ethernet Controller RDMA Driver for Linux Advisory

2023-08-0800:00:00
Intel Security Center
www.intel.com
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intel
ethernet
controller
rdma
driver
security
update
vulnerability
linux
information disclosure
cve-2023-25775
access control
privilege escalation
cvss
open-source
coordinated disclosure

AI Score

7.1

Confidence

High

EPSS

0.001

Percentile

35.9%

Summary:

A potential security vulnerability in the Intel® Ethernet Controller Remote Direct Memory Access (RDMA) driver for linux may allow information disclosure. Intel is releasing software updates to mitigate this potential vulnerability.

Vulnerability Details:

CVEID: CVE-2023-25775

Description: Improper access control in the Intel® Ethernet Controller RDMA driver for linux before version 1.9.30 may allow an unauthenticated user to potentially enable escalation of privilege via network access.

CVSS Base Score: 5.6 Medium

CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L

Affected Products:

Intel® Ethernet Controller RDMA driver for linux before version 1.9.30.

Recommendation:

Intel recommends updating the Intel® Ethernet Controller RDMA driver for linux to version 1.9.30 or later.

Intel® Ethernet Controller RDMA driver for linux to mitigate this vulnerability will be up streamed by August 08, 2023.

Consult the regular open-source channels to obtain this update.

Acknowledgements:

This issue was found internally by Intel employees. Intel would like to thank Ivan D Barrera, Christopher Bednarz, Mustafa Ismail and Shiraz Saleem.

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.