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Intel® Wireless for Open Source Advisory
A potential security vulnerability in the Intel® Wireless for Open Source may allow denial of service. Intel is releasing software updates to mitigate this potential vulnerability.
Description: Improper buffer restrictions in the Intel(R) Wireless for Open Source before version 1.5 may allow an unauthenticated user to potentially enable denial of service via adjacent access.
CVSS Base Score: 6.5 Medium
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Intel® Wireless for Open Source daemon before version 1.5.
Intel recommends updating the Intel® Wireless for Open Source to version 1.5 or later.
Updates are available for download at this location: https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/network/wireless/iwd.git/commit/?id=1ee7b985aaa294447d073bfe1242744784278a8e
Intel® Wireless for Open Source drivers resolving these vulnerabilities were up streamed on February 9th, 2020.
Consult the regular Open Source channels to obtain this update.
Intel would like to thank Alexander Bersenev for reporting this issue.
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