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Intel® Centrino Wireless Driver Malformed Frame Remote Code Execution
Security vulnerabilities exist in the Microsoft* Windows* drivers for the Intel® 2200BG and 2915ABG PRO/Wireless Network Connection Hardware because of the way that they currently handle certain frames. An attacker could potentially exploit these vulnerabilities which could potentially lead to remote code execution and system control.
Security vulnerabilities have been identified in the Microsoft* Windows* drivers for the Intel® 2200BG and 2915ABG PRO/Wireless Network Connection Hardware (w22n50.sys, w22n51.sys, w29n50.sys, w29n51.sys), which could potentially be exploited by attackers within range of the Wi-Fi station to execute arbitrary code on the target system with kernel-level privileges. These flaws are due to a memory corruption while parsing certain frames.
|Intel® PRO/Wireless 2200BG Network Connection||Intel® PROSet/Wireless 8, 9, 10||8.x.x.x, 9.x.x.x||All prior to 10.5 with drvr 126.96.36.199|
|Intel® PRO/Wireless 2915ABG Network Connection||Intel® PROSet/Wireless 9, 10||9.x.x.x||All prior to 10.5 with drvr 188.8.131.52|
If you have Intel® PRO/Wireless 2200BG and 2915ABG Network Connection Hardware installed and are using Microsoft* Windows* on your system(s), your system could be affected. If you are unsure of the product in your system, please go to the following URL to identify it: http://support.intel.com/support/wireless/wlan/sb/cs-005905.htm
While Intel is not aware of any malicious use of the vulnerability described in this advisory, users should upgrade the Microsoft* Windows* drivers for the Intel® 2200BG and 2915ABG PRO/Wireless Network Connection Hardware. The Following URL contains the software download which resolves this vulnerability.
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