Intel Active Management Technology (AMT) Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

Recently Intel published a security advisory regarding a critical vulnerability in certain systems that utilize Intel Active Management Technology (AMT), Intel Standard Manageability (ISM) and Intel Small Business Technology (SBT). This allows a network attacker to remotely gain access to systems or devices that use these technologies, tracked as CVE-2017-5689. What is Intel AMT/Management Engine: … Continue reading “Intel Active Management Technology (AMT) Privilege Escalation Vulnerability”

CVE-2017-5689: Intel Elevation Of Privilege Vulnerability

An Elevation of privilege vulnerability in Intel’s Management solutions,  was confirmed by Intel who released INTEL-SA-00075 for the same. The vulnerability can allow an unprivileged attacker to take over the management features. This vulnerability is assigned ID CVE-2017-5689, it rated as critical for affected targets. It is important to note that this bug does not affect … Continue reading “CVE-2017-5689: Intel Elevation Of Privilege Vulnerability”