Intel Quartus Prime Pro INTEL-SA-00311 Multiple Local Security Vulnerabilities

Risk

Medium

Date Discovered

December 10, 2019

Description

Intel Quartus Prime Pro is prone to multiple local security vulnerabilities. An attacker can exploit these issues to gain elevated privileges and cause denial-of-service conditions. Intel Quartus Prime Pro Edition versions prior to 19.3 are vulnerable.

Technologies Affected

  • Intel Quartus Prime Pro 13.0
  • Intel Quartus Prime Pro 13.1
  • Intel Quartus Prime Pro 14.0
  • Intel Quartus Prime Pro 14.1
  • Intel Quartus Prime Pro 15.0
  • Intel Quartus Prime Pro 15.1
  • Intel Quartus Prime Pro 16.0
  • Intel Quartus Prime Pro 16.1
  • Intel Quartus Prime Pro 17.0
  • Intel Quartus Prime Pro 17.1
  • Intel Quartus Prime Pro 18.0
  • Intel Quartus Prime Pro 18.1
  • Intel Quartus Prime Pro 19.1
  • Intel Quartus Prime Pro 19.2

Recommendations

Permit local access for trusted individuals only. Where possible, use restricted environments and restricted shells.
Allow only trusted and accountable individuals to have local interactive access to the vulnerable computer.

Run all software as a nonprivileged user with minimal access rights.
To limit the impact of latent vulnerabilities, configure applications to run as a nonadministrative user with minimal access rights.

Updates are available. Please see the references or vendor advisory for more information.

References

Credits

Nitin Pundir and Marius Gabriel Mihai


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