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Intel® Wireless Bluetooth® and Killer™ Bluetooth® Advisory
Potential security vulnerabilities in Intel® Wireless Bluetooth® products and Killer™ Bluetooth® products may allow information disclosure. Intel is releasing firmware updates to mitigate these potential vulnerabilities.
CVEID: CVE-2020-26555 (Non-Intel issued)
Intel Description (official wording not yet available): Improper access control in some Intel(R) Wireless Bluetooth(R) products in multiple operating systems and Killer(TM) Bluetooth(R) products in Windows 10 may allow an unauthenticated user to potentially enable information disclosure via adjacent access.
CVSS Base Score: 5.4 Medium
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N
CVEID: CVE-2020-26558 (Non-Intel issued)
Intel Description (official wording not yet available): Improper authentication in some Intel(R) Wireless Bluetooth(R) products in multiple operating systems and Killer(TM) Bluetooth(R) products in Windows 10 may allow an unauthenticated user to potentially enable information disclosure via adjacent access.
CVSS Base Score: 4.6 Medium
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N
Intel® Wireless Bluetooth® products:
Intel® Wi-Fi 6 AX210
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
Killer™ Bluetooth® products:
Killer™ Wi-Fi 6E AX1675
Killer™ Wi-Fi 6 AX1650
Killer™ Wireless-AC 1550
Intel recommends updating affected Intel® Wireless Bluetooth® and Killer™ Bluetooth® products to version 22.50 or later.
For Windows* 10, updates are available for download at this location:
Customers can also download the latest available firmware from the Intel Customer Support site here.
Updates for Killer™ drivers with Windows 10 are available for download at this location: https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/secure/design/confidential/products-and-solutions/wireless-and-modems/wireless-software/killer-performance-suite.html
Intel® Wireless Bluetooth® firmware to mitigate these vulnerabilities will be up streamed to Linux before May 23rd, 2021.
Consult the regular Open Source channels to obtain this update.
Intel® Wireless Bluetooth® firmware to mitigate these vulnerabilities will be up streamed to Chromium.
For any Google Chrome OS solution and schedule, please contact Google directly.
These issues were found externally.
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