Intel Desktop Boards Privilege Escalation (INTEL-SA-00022)

This script is Copyright (C) 2010-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote host is affected by a local privilege escalation
vulnerability.

Description :

The version of the Intel BIOS on the remote host is affected by an
unspecified privilege escalation vulnerability.

A local attacker with administrative (ring 0) privileges could exploit
this to execute arbitrary code in System Management Mode (SMM).

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?410c2374

Solution :

Upgrade to the relevant BIOS firmware referenced in the vendor's
advisory.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.4
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Misc.

Nessus Plugin ID: 44624 (intel_sa_00022.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 38251

CVE ID: CVE-2010-0560