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Intel® PROSet/Wireless WiFi and Killer™ Driver Advisory

Intel ID: INTEL-SA-00448
Advisory Category: Software
Impact of vulnerability: Denial of Service, Information Disclosure
Severity rating: MEDIUM
Original release: 02/09/2021 
Last revised: 02/09/2021 

Summary: 

A potential security vulnerability in some Intel® PROSet/Wireless WiFi and Killer™ drivers for Windows 10* may allow information disclosure or denial of service. Intel is releasing software updates to mitigate this potential vulnerability.

Vulnerability Details:

CVEID: CVE-2020-24458

Description: Incomplete cleanup in some Intel(R) PROSet/Wireless WiFi and Killer (TM) drivers before version 22.0 may allow a privileged user to potentially enable information disclosure and denial of service via adjacent access.

CVSS Base Score:  4.8 Medium

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

Affected Products:

Intel® PROSet/Wireless products:

  • Intel® Wi-Fi 6 AX201
  • Intel® Wi-Fi 6 AX200
  • Intel® Wireless-AC 9560
  • Intel® Wireless-AC 9462
  • Intel® Wireless-AC 9461

Killer™ products:

  • Killer™ Wi-Fi 6 AX1650
  • Killer™ Wireless-AC 1550

Recommendations:

Intel recommends updating the affected Intel® PROSet/Wireless and Killer™ driver (Netwtw10.sys) to version 22.00 or later.

Updates for Intel® PROSet/Wireless drivers with Windows 10 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.

For updates to Killer™ drivers for Windows 10, Intel recommends contacting your system manufacturer.

Alternatively, updated Killer™ drivers can be downloaded from this location:

https://support.killernetworking.com/

Acknowledgements:

This issue was 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 02/09/2021  Initial Release

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