Potential vulnerability in the Intel® Ethernet diagnostics driver for Windows*
A vulnerability was identified in the Intel diagnostics driver. Intel released an update to mitigate this issue in June 2015.
A vulnerability was identified in the Intel diagnostics driver IQVW32.sys and IQVW64.sys, also identified as CVE-2015-2291. Intel released an update to mitigate this issue in June 2015.
Affected products :
Impacted Driver Versions
Updated Driver Versions
|Updated Driver Package Location:|
Intel® Ethernet diagnostics driver for Windows*
Windows* 7, Windows* 8, Windows* 8.1, Windows* 10,
Windows* Server 2008,
Windows* Server 2008 R2,
Windows* Server 2012,
Windows* Server 2012 R2
Intel(R) iQVW32.SYS prior to v126.96.36.199 &
Intel(R) iQVW64.SYS prior to v188.8.131.52
Intel(R) iQVW32.SYS v184.108.40.206 or later
Intel(R) iQVW64.SYS v220.127.116.11 or later
(Intel® Ethernet Adapters Connections CD 20.1 and later)
Intel highly recommends that customers of the affected products obtain and apply the updated versions of the driver through the update sources listed above.
CVE Name: CVE-2015-2291
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