Intel® PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software Advisory
Potential security vulnerabilities in some Intel® PROSet/Wireless WiFi products may allow escalation of privilege or denial of service. Intel is releasing software updates to mitigate these potential vulnerabilities.
Description: Insecure inherited permissions in Intel(R) PROSet/Wireless WiFi products on Windows 10 may allow an authenticated user to potentially enable escalation of privilege via local access.
CVSS Base Score: 6.7 Medium
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Description: Improper buffer restrictions in kernel mode driver for Intel(R) PROSet/Wireless WiFi products on Windows 10 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
Intel® PROSet/Wireless WiFi software for the following products before version 21.70:
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 drivers and software for Intel® PROSet/Wireless WiFi products on Windows 10 to version 21.70 or later.
Driver and software updates are available for download at this location:
Customers can also download the latest available software from the Intel Customer Support site here.
Intel would like to thank Kong, Haikuo Xie, Ying Wang and Andrew Hess for reporting these issues.
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