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Intel® Chipset Device Software Advisory

Intel ID: INTEL-SA-00306
Advisory Category: Software
Impact of vulnerability: Denial of Service
Severity rating: MEDIUM
Original release: 01/14/2020
Last revised: 01/14/2020


A potential security vulnerability in Intel® Chipset Device Software INF Utility may allow information disclosure.  Intel is releasing software updates to mitigate this potential vulnerability.

Vulnerability Details:

CVEID: CVE-2019-14596

Description: Improper access control in the installer for Intel(R) Chipset Device Software INF Utility before version 10.1.18 may allow an authenticated user to potentially enable denial of service via local access.

CVSS Base Score: 5.9 Medium


Affected Products:

Intel® Chipset Device Software INF Utility before version 10.1.18


Intel recommends that users of Intel® Chipset Device Software INF Utility update to version 10.1.18 or later.

Updates are available for download at this location:


Intel would like to thank Eran Shimony for reporting this issue.

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 01/14/2020 Initial Release

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