Intel has released six security advisories addressing vulnerabilities across multiple products. Two vulnerabilities are rated critical and require immediate attention:
CVE-2019-14615 (INTEL-SA-00314) - This vulnerability exists in Intel Processor Graphics, due to insufficient control flow in certain data structures of some processors and could be exploited by an unauthenticated user with local access. It affects Windows and Linux graphics drivers on a wide range of processors.
* Platforms based on Ivy Bridge, Bay Trail and Haswell do not have full mitigations for Windows Operating System (OS). The full mitigations will be provided by Intel once they are validated. Linux mitigations for these platforms will be provided for the mainline kernel soon.
For the full list of security patches released by Intel, please visit https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/security-center/default.html.
Successful exploitation of the vulnerability could allow an authenticated attacker with local access to gain escalation of privileges.
Successful exploitation of the vulnerability could allow an unauthenticated user to obtain privileged information via local access.
Users and administrators of affected Intel products are advised to apply the necessary updates at https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/security-center/default.html.