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Intel® Wireless Bluetooth® Driver Unquoted Service Path
There is a security vulnerability in the Intel® Wireless Bluetooth® drivers 16.x/17.x and all 18.x versions prior to 18.1.1607.3129 (02/26/2016) known as an “Unquoted Service Path”. All drivers posted with version 18.1.1607.3129 and above due not contain the disclosed vulnerability.
The Intel® Wireless Bluetooth® drivers listed below contained a vulnerability known as an “Unquoted Service Path”. If an attacker obtains elevated privileges and is able to place a file in the truncated service path created by this vulnerability it is possible to execute unauthorized code as a privileged user each time the driver is loaded.
This exploit rates a CVSSv3 ranking of 7.3 High. CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
All Intel® Wireless Bluetooth® drivers starting with 16.x/17.x and all 18.x versions prior to 18.1.1607.3129(02/26/2016) on Windows* 7, 8.x, and 10 are impacted.
Intel highly recommends updating to Intel® Wireless Bluetooth® driver 18.1.1607.3129 or newer. All Intel Wireless Bluetooth drivers posted on Intel.com are up to date and do not contain this vulnerability.
Intel would like to thank Security Researcher Jose Carlos Exposito Bueno from Internet Security Auditors.
CVE Name: CVE-2016-8102
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