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Intel® WIFI Drivers and Intel® PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software extension DLL Advisory

Intel ID: INTEL-SA-00287
Advisory Category: Software
Impact of vulnerability: Escalation of Privilege, Denial of Service, Information Disclosure
Severity rating: HIGH
Original release: 11/12/2019
Last revised: 11/12/2019

 

Summary: 

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.

Vulnerability Details:

CVEID: CVE-2019-11151

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

 

CVEID: CVE-2019-11152

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

 

CVEID: CVE-2019-11153

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

Affected Products:

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

Recommendations:

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.

Acknowledgements:

These issues were found internally by Intel.

Intel, and nearly the entire technology industry, follows a disclosure practice called Coordinated Disclosure, under which a cybersecurity vulnerability is generally publicly disclosed only after mitigations are available.

Revision History

Revision Date Description
1.0 11/12/2019 Initial Release

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