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Intel® Wireless Bluetooth® Advisory

Intel ID: INTEL-SA-00337
Advisory Category: Firmware, Software
Impact of vulnerability: Escalation of Privilege, Denial of Service, Information Disclosure
Severity rating: HIGH
Original release: 08/11/2020
Last revised: 08/11/2020

Summary: 

Potential security vulnerabilities in some Intel® Wireless Bluetooth® products may allow denial of service, information disclosure or escalation of privilege.  Intel is releasing firmware and software updates to mitigate these potential vulnerabilities.

Vulnerability Details:

CVEID: CVE-2020-0554

Description: Race condition in software installer for some Intel(R) Wireless Bluetooth(R) products on Windows* 7, 8.1 and 10 may allow an unprivileged user to potentially enable escalation of privilege via local access.

CVSS Base Score: 8.6 High

CVSS Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H

 

CVEID: CVE-2020-0555

Description: Improper input validation for some Intel(R) Wireless Bluetooth(R) products may allow an authenticated user to potentially enable escalation of privilege via local access.

CVSS Base Score: 8.4 High

CVSS Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:N

 

CVEID: CVE-2020-0553

Description: Out-of-bounds read in kernel mode driver for some Intel(R) Wireless Bluetooth(R) products on Windows* 10, may allow a privileged user to potentially enable information disclosure via local access.

CVSS Base Score: 4.4 Medium

CVSS Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

 

CVEID:  CVE-2019-14620

Description: Insufficient control flow management for some Intel(R) Wireless Bluetooth(R) products may allow an unprivileged user to potentially enable denial of service via adjacent access.

CVSS Base Score:  4.3 Medium

CVSS Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L

Affected Products:

Intel® Wireless Bluetooth® 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 Intel® Wireless Bluetooth® products to the following software versions or later:

 

Windows* OS:

Windows 10 - update to version 21.70 or later, available for download at this location: 

https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/support/products/59485/network-and-i-o/wireless-networking.html

Windows* 7 & 8.1 - update to version 21.40 Hot Fix or later, available for download at this location:

https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/support/products/59485/network-and-i-o/wireless-networking.html

 

Chrome OS:

Intel® Wireless Bluetooth® drivers resolving these vulnerabilities were up streamed to Chromium on April 14th, 2020.

For any Google Chrome OS solution and schedule, please contact Google directly.

 

Linux OS:

Intel® Wireless Bluetooth® drivers resolving these vulnerabilities were up streamed on April 14th, 2020.

Consult the regular Open Source channels to obtain this update.

Acknowledgements:

Intel would like to thank Karim Lounis and Mohammad Zulkernine for reporting CVE-2019-14620. The remaining 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 08/11/2020 Initial Release

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