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Intel® Ethernet Drivers Advisory
Potential security vulnerabilities in some Intel® Ethernet drivers may allow escalation of privilege or denial of service. Intel is releasing software updates to mitigate these potential vulnerabilities.
Description: Improper access control in the installer Intel(R) Administrative Tools for Intel(R) Network Adapters for Windows before version 188.8.131.52 may allow an unauthenticated 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
Description: Improper input validation in the Intel(R) Ethernet ixgbe driver for Linux before version 3.17.3 may allow an authenticated user to potentially enable denial of service via local access.
CVSS Base Score: 6.5 Medium
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:N/A:H
Description: Improper input validation in the Intel(R) Administrative Tools for Intel(R) Network Adapters driver for Windows before version 184.108.40.206, may allow a privileged user to potentially enable escalation of privilege via local access.
CVSS Base Score: 3.9 Low
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L
Intel® Ethernet 500 Series Controllers driver for Linux before version 3.17.3.
Intel® Administrative Tools for Intel® Network Adapters driver installer for Windows before version 220.127.116.11.
Intel® Administrative Tools for Intel® Network Adapters driver for Windows before version 18.104.22.168.
Intel recommends updating the above Intel® Ethernet software to the latest versions.
Updates are available for download at this location: https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/22283/Intel-Ethernet-Adapter-Complete-Driver-Pack
CVE-2021-33098 was found externally by Asaf Modelevsky (Amazon Web Services).
The remaining issues were found internally by Intel employees.
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