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Potential vulnerability in the Intel® Ethernet diagnostics driver for Windows®

Intel ID INTEL-SA-00051
Product family Intel® Ethernet diagnostics driver for Windows®
Impact of vulnerability Denial of Service
Severity rating Important
Original release Apr 11, 2016
Last revised May 06, 2016

Summary: 

A vulnerability was identified in the Intel diagnostics driver. Intel released an update to mitigate this issue in June 2015.

Description: 

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 : 

Product Name

Impacted Driver Versions

 

Updated Driver Versions

 

Updated Driver Package Location:

Intel® Ethernet diagnostics driver for Windows®

 

iQVW32.SYS

 

iQVW64.SYS

 

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 v1.3.1.0 &

 

Intel(R) iQVW64.SYS prior to v1.3.1.0

 

Intel(R) iQVW32.SYS v1.3.1.0 or later

 

Intel(R) iQVW64.SYS v1.3.1.0 or later

 

(Intel® Ethernet Adapters Connections CD 20.1 and later)

 

https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/22283/Intel-Ethernet-Adapters-Connections-CD

 

Recommendations: 

Intel highly recommends that customers of the affected products obtain and apply the updated versions of the driver through the update sources listed above.

Revision history:

Revision

Date

Description

1.0

11-April-2016

Initial Release

1.1 

06-May-2016 

Updated impacted driver version 

CVE Name:  CVE-2015-2291

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