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

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 :

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.4
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Misc.

Nessus Plugin ID: 44624 (intel_sa_00022.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 38251

CVE ID: CVE-2010-0560

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