Intel System Management Mode Local Privilege Escalation (INTEL-SA-00017)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 34099
SynopsisThe remote host is vulnerable to a local privilege escalation attack.
DescriptionThe version of the Intel BIOS on the remote host is known to be vulnerable to an as-yet unspecified privilege escalation attack. It would allow a local user with administrative privileges to upgrade administrative privileges to System Management Mode.
SolutionUpgrade the system BIOS on the remote host.