Intel® Remote Keyboard Unauthenticated Keystroke Injection

Intel ID:  INTEL-SA-00122
Product family:  Intel® Remote Keyboard
Impact of vulnerability Elevation of Privilege
Severity rating Critical
Original release:  Apr 03, 2018
Last revised:  Apr 03, 2018
Summary: 

CVE-2018-3641: Escalation of privilege in all versions of the Intel® Remote Keyboard allows a network attacker to inject keystrokes as a local user.

  • 9.0 Critical CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H

CVE-2018-3645: Escalation of privilege in all versions of the Intel® Remote Keyboard allows a local attacker to inject keystrokes into another remote keyboard session.

  • 8.8 High CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H

CVE-2018-3638: Escalation of privilege in all versions of the Intel® Remote Keyboard allows an authorized local attacker to execute arbitrary code as a privileged user.

  • 7.2 High CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:H/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H

Description: 

CVE-2018-3641: Escalation of privilege in all versions of the Intel® Remote Keyboard allows a network attacker to inject keystrokes as a local user.

  • 9.0 Critical CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H

CVE-2018-3645: Escalation of privilege in all versions of the Intel® Remote Keyboard allows a local attacker to inject keystrokes into another remote keyboard session.

  • 8.8 High CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H

CVE-2018-3638: Escalation of privilege in all versions of the Intel® Remote Keyboard allows an authorized local attacker to execute arbitrary code as a privileged user.

  • 7.2 High CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:H/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H

Affected products: 

All versions of the Intel® Remote Keyboard

 

Recommendations: 

Intel has issued a Product Discontinuation notice for Intel® Remote Keyboard and recommends that users of the Intel® Remote Keyboard uninstall it at their earliest convenience.

Acknowledgements: 

CVE-2018-3641: Intel would like to thank @trotmaster99 for reporting this issue and working with us on coordinated disclosure.

CVE-2018-3645: Intel would like to thank Mark Barnes for reporting this issue and working with us on coordinated disclosure.

CVE-2018-3638: Intel would like to thank Marius Gabriel Mihai for reporting this issue and working with us on coordinated disclosure.

Revision history: 

Revision
Date
Description
1.0
03-April-2018
Initial Release
1.1
03-April-2018
Add missing CVE

CVE Name:  CVE-2018-3641

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