Intel and AMD have announced fixes for many vulnerabilities on this Patch Tuesday, including for flaws that have been assigned a ‘high severity’ rating.
Intel has published 24 new advisories covering more than 50 vulnerabilities affecting the chip giant’s products. Seven advisories describe high-severity privilege escalation flaws.
Medium- and low-severity vulnerabilities have been fixed by Intel in PROSet/Wireless WiFi, VTune Profiler, Quartus Prime, OpenVINO toolkit, PresentMon, Advanced Link Analyzer, Server Debug and Provisioning (SDP), NUC Kit Wireless Adapter driver installer, Support Android application, WLAN Authentication and Privacy Infrastructure (WAPI) Security, EMA, and the SGX SDK.
Glorp and System Studio are also affected by medium-severity flaws, but they have been discontinued and will not receive patches.
AMD has published four new advisories describing a total of 10 vulnerabilities. Medium-severity issues have been found in the μProf software (DoS flaws), the Link application (information disclosure), and processors.