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Denial of Service in Kernel in multiple versions of the Intel Graphics Driver allows local attacker to perform a Denial of Service via an Out of Bounds Read

Intel ID:  INTEL-SA-00077
Product family:  Mobile, Desktop, Server, Workstation, and Embedded processors based on Intel® Core™ and Atom™ Processors using an affected driver.
Impact of vulnerability Denial of Service
Severity rating Moderate
Original release:  Jul 31, 2017
Last revised:  Aug 01, 2017


Out-of-bounds read condition in older versions of some Intel® Graphics Driver for Windows* code branches allows local users to perform a denial of service attack.


Out-of-bounds read condition in older versions of some Intel® Graphics Driver for Windows* code branches allows local users to perform a denial of service attack.

Affected products: 

The following table lists impacted Driver code branches and the first version containing the recommended mitigation.  Driver versions having the last number greater than, or equal to, the listed version are not impacted.  Driver versions with the last number less than the listed version are impacted.  Driver code branches not listed are not impacted.


Driver Code Branch 1st Mitigated version Notes

15.45 (SKL and KBL)

Available now at

Windows* Creator Edition Users can upgrade to 15.46.xx.xxxx

15.40 (Windows* 7, 8.1, 10)






Available now at
15.36 (HSW systems using Windows* 7, 8.1) This Branch has reached end of maintenance HSW systems can upgrade to Windows* 10 and use the 15.40 Code Branch.

Intel recommends that users download and upgrade to the latest supported driver.


Intel would like to thank Enrique Nissim of IOActive for reporting this issue and working with us on a coordinated disclosure.

Revision history:






Initial Release



Revised acknowledgements section

CVE Name:  CVE-2017-5692


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