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Intel® WIFI Drivers and Intel® PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software extension DLL Advisory
A potential security vulnerability in Intel® WIFI Drivers and Intel® PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software extension DLL may allow escalation of privilege, denial of service, or information disclosure. Intel is releasing driver updates to mitigate these potential vulnerabilities.
Description: Memory corruption issues in Intel(R) WIFI Drivers before version 21.40 may allow a privileged user to potentially enable escalation of privilege, denial of service, and information disclosure via local access.
CVSS Base Score: 8.2 High
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H
Description: Memory corruption issues in Intel(R) WIFI Drivers before version 21.40 may allow a privileged user to potentially enable escalation of privilege, denial of service, and information disclosure via adjacent access.
CVSS Base Score: 8.3 High
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:A/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H
Description: Memory corruption issues in Intel(R) PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software extension DLL before version 21.40 may allow an authenticated user to potentially enable escalation of privilege, information disclosure and a denial of service via local access.
CVSS Base Score: 8.7 High
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:L
Intel® WIFI Drivers and Intel® PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software before version 21.40 for the following products:
- Intel® Wi-Fi 6 AX201
- Intel® Wi-Fi 6 AX200
- Intel® Wireless-AC 9560
- Intel® Wireless-AC 9462
- Intel® Wireless-AC 9461
- Intel® Wireless-AC 9260
- Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 8265
- Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 8260
- Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 3168
- Intel® Wireless 7265 (Rev D) Family
- Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165
Intel recommends updating the Intel® WIFI Drivers and Intel® PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software to version 21.40 or later.
If practical, update affected software from the system manufacturer’s support site. Alternatively, Intel provides the Intel® Driver & Support Assistant on Intel.com to assist customers in identifying and installing the correct software for their system. The Driver and Support Assistant can be found at https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/support.html. Customers can also download the latest available software from the Intel Customer Support site here.
For Google Chrome OS:
Intel® WiFi drivers resolving these vulnerabilities were up-streamed to Chromium.
For any Google Chrome OS solution and schedule, please contact Google directly.
For Linux OS:
Intel® WiFi drivers resolving these vulnerabilities were up-streamed.
Consult the regular Open Source channels to obtain this update.
These issues were found internally by Intel.
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