Intel Active Management Technology 11.5.x / 11.6.x < RCE

Critical Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 700085


The remote host is running a vulnerable version of Intel Active Management Technology and is affected by a Remote Code Execution (RCE) attack vector.


Versions of Intel Active Management Technology 11.5.x and 11.6.x prior to are affected by a flaw that is triggered as it insecurely performs read and write operations. This may allow a remote attacker to potentially execute arbitrary code depending on the Intel software installed, or a local attacker to gain privileges in other configurations.


Upgrade to Active Management Technology version or higher.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 700085

Family: Generic

Published: 2017/05/03

Updated: 2019/03/06

Dependencies: 6955

Nessus ID: 97997

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.3

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:X/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:intel:active_management_technology_firmware

Patch Publication Date: 2017/05/01

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/05/01

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-5689

BID: 98269