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Intel® USB 3.0 eXtensible Host Controller Driver Advisory
A potential security vulnerability in the Intel® USB 3.0 eXtensible Host Controller Driver may allow escalation of privilege. Intel is releasing software updates to mitigate this potential vulnerability.
Description: Code injection vulnerability in the installer for Intel(R) USB 3.0 eXtensible Host Controller Driver for Microsoft Windows* 7 before version 126.96.36.199v2 may allow a user to potentially enable escalation of privilege via local access.
CVSS Base Score: 5.8 Medium
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:H
Intel® USB 3.0 eXtensible Host Controller Driver for Microsoft Windows* 7 before version 188.8.131.52v2.
Intel recommends updating Intel® USB 3.0 eXtensible Host Controller Driver to 184.108.40.206v2 or later.
Updates are available for download at this location:
Intel would like to thank Marius Gabriel Mihai for reporting this issue and working with us on coordinated disclosure.
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 deployed.
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