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Intel® PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software Advisory
A potential security vulnerability in the Intel® PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software may allow escalation of privilege. Intel is releasing software updates to mitigate this potential vulnerability.
Description: Improper directory permissions in the installer for Intel(R) PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software version 20.100 and earlier may allow an authenticated user to potentially enable escalation of privilege via local access.
CVSS Base Score: 6.5 Medium
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Intel® PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software version 20.100 and before.
Intel recommends using Intel® PROSet/Wireless WiFi version 21.0 or later.
Updates are available for download at this location:
Intel would like to thank Stefan Kanthak for reporting this issue.
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