Potential vulnerability in the Intel® Driver Update Utility
This update to the Intel® Driver Update Utility mitigates the use of a non-SSL URL. Intel has released a new version of the software that provides mitigation of this issue.
Intel® Driver Update Utility analyzes Intel-product drivers on your computer and lets you know if driver updates are available. The utility can be used to download and install selected driver updates on your computer. This update to the Intel® Driver Update Utility helps mitigate the use of a non-SSL URL. Intel has released a new version of the software that provides mitigation of this issue.
|Impacted SW Versions||Updated Software Versions||Update Source|
|Intel® Driver Update Utility||
|2.4 and later||https://www-ssl.intel.com/content/www/us/en/support/detect.html|
Intel highly recommends that customers of the affected product obtain and apply the updated version of the Software through the update sources listed above.
Intel would like to thank Core Security for reporting this issue and working with us towards a disclosure timeline.
CVE Name: CVE-2016-1493
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