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Intel® Ethernet VMware Drivers Advisory
|Impact of vulnerability:||Escalation of Privilege, Denial of Service|
Potential security vulnerabilities in some Intel® Ethernet VMware drivers may allow escalation of privilege or denial of service. Intel is releasing software updates to mitigate these potential vulnerabilities.
Description: Protection mechanism failure in the Intel(R) Ethernet 500 Series Controller drivers for VMware before version 22.214.171.124 may allow an authenticated user to potentially enable escalation of privilege via local access.
CVSS Base Score: 4.4 Medium
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:L
Description: Protection mechanism failure in the Intel(R) Ethernet 500 Series Controller drivers for VMware before version 126.96.36.199 may allow an authenticated user to potentially enable denial of service via local access.
CVSS Base Score: 3.3 Low
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L
Intel® Ethernet 500 Series Controller drivers for VMWare before version 188.8.131.52.
Intel recommends updating Intel® Ethernet 500 Series Controller drivers for VMWare to version 184.108.40.206 or later.
- Updates are available for download at this location: ixgben
These issues were found internally by Intel employees.
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