Vulnerability in Intel® RealSense™ Web Component allows authenticated users to elevate privileges via updater subsystem

Intel ID:  INTEL-SA-00066
Product family:  Intel® RealSense™ SDK
Impact of vulnerability Elevation of Privilege
Severity rating Important
Original release:  Feb 07, 2017
Last revised:  Feb 07, 2017
Summary: 

The vulnerability allows a potentially malicious 3rd party to gain the highest possible elevation of privilege level in the Operating System.

Description: 

The vulnerability allows a potentially malicious 3rd party to gain the highest possible elevation of privilege in the Operating System. The root cause of the vulnerability has been identified as an implementation bug in the updater subsystem of the Intel RealSense Web Component.
Intel RealSense Web Component is being discontinued effective February 1st 2017. Customers are strongly encouraged to remove the Intel RealSense Web Component from their system.

Affected products: 

Affected Product

Impacted versions

Mitigated versions

Update source

 Intel® RealSense Web Component

 2016 R2 and earlier

N/A

There are no updates planned for this product. Refer to uninstall instructions for more information

Recommendations: 

Intel strongly recommends customers impacted by this issue to remove the software per the instructions listed in the table above.

Acknowledgements: 

This issue was reported to Intel by Florian Bogner @ Kapsch BusinessCom AG // bogner.sh & kapsch.net

Related Information: 

CVE-2016-8101

CVSS v3 score & vectors:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:N/I:H/A:H

Revision history: 

Revision
Date
Description
1.0
07-February-2017
Initial Release

CVE Name:  CVE-2017-5680

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