Incorrect default permissions in Intel Computing Improvement Program

Published: 2021-06-16
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2021-0052
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Computing Improvement Program
Hardware solutions / Firmware


Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one low risk vulnerability.

1) Incorrect default permissions

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 5.8 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-0052

CWE-ID: CWE-276 - Incorrect Default Permissions

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to incorrect default permissions. A local user can gain elevated privileges on the target system.


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Vulnerable software versions

Computing Improvement Program: before 2.4.6522

CPE External links

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.