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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Intel Quartus Prime Pro Edition Advisory
12 December 2019
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: Intel Quartus Prime Pro Edition
Operating System: Windows
Impact/Access: Increased Privileges -- Existing Account
Denial of Service -- Existing Account
CVE Names: CVE-2019-14604 CVE-2019-14603
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The latest security information on Intel products.
Intel Quartus Prime Pro Edition Advisory
Intel ID: INTEL-SA-00311
Advisory Category: Software
Impact of vulnerability : Escalation of Privilege, Denial of Service
Severity rating : MEDIUM
Original release: 12/10/2019
Last revised: 12/10/2019
Potential security vulnerabilities in Intel Quartus Prime Pro Edition may allow
escalation of privilege and/or denial of service. Intel is releasing software
updates to mitigate this potential vulnerability.
Description: Null pointer dereference in the FPGA kernel driver for Intel(R)
Quartus(R) Prime Pro Edition before version 19.3 may allow an authenticated
user to potentially enable denial of service via local access.
CVSS Base Score: 6.8 Medium
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:L/A:H
Description: Improper permissions in the installer forthe License Server
software for Intel Quartus Prime Pro Edition before version 19.3 may allow an
authenticated user to potentially enable escalation of privilege via local
CVSS Base Score: 6.7 Medium
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Intel Quartus Prime Pro before version 19.3.
Intel recommends that users of Intel Quartus Prime Pro Edition update to 19.3
Updates are available for download at this location:
Intel would like to thank Nitin Pundir (CVE-2019-14604) and Marius Gabriel
Intel, and nearly the entire technology industry, follows a disclosure practice
called Coordinated Disclosure, under which a cybersecurity vulnerability is
generally publicly disclosed only after mitigations are available.
Revision Date Description
1.0 12/10/2019 Initial Release
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