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Intel® Wireless Bluetooth® and Killer™ Bluetooth® Advisory

Intel ID: INTEL-SA-00520
Advisory Category: Firmware
Impact of vulnerability: Information Disclosure
Severity rating: MEDIUM
Original release: 06/08/2021
Last revised: 06/08/2021

Summary:

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.

Vulnerability Details:

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

Affected Products:

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

Recommendation:

Windows* OS:

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:

https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/support.html

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

 

Linux OS:

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.

 

Chrome OS:

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.

Acknowledgements:

These issues were found externally.

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 06/08/2021 Initial Release

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