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Intel® PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software Advisory

Intel ID: INTEL-SA-00338
Advisory Category: Software
Impact of vulnerability: Escalation of Privilege, Denial of Service
Severity rating: HIGH
Original release: 04/14/2020
Last revised: 04/14/2020

Summary: 

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.

Vulnerability Details:

CVEID: CVE-2020-0557

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

 

CVEID: CVE-2020-0558

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

 

CVEID: CVE-2020-0569

Description: Out of bounds write in Intel(R) PROSet/Wireless WiFi products on Windows 10 may allow an authenticated user to potentially enable denial of service via local 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® 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

Recommendations:

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:

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.

Acknowledgements:

Intel would like to thank Kong, Haikuo Xie, Ying Wang and Andrew Hess for reporting these issues.

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 04/14/2020 Initial Release
1.1 08/20/2020 Added CVE-2020-0569

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