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Intel® Ethernet Controller Administrative Tools Drivers Advisory
|Impact of vulnerability:||Escalation of Privilege|
A potential security vulnerability in some Intel® Ethernet Controller Administrative Tools drivers for Windows may allow escalation of privilege. Intel is releasing software updates to mitigate this potential vulnerability.
Description: Insufficient control flow management in some Intel(R) Ethernet Controller Administrative Tools drivers for Windows before version 184.108.40.206 may allow an authenticated user to potentially enable escalation of privilege via local access.
CVSS Base Score: 6.3 Medium
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:L
Intel® Ethernet Controller Administrative Tools drivers for Windows before version 220.127.116.11.
Intel recommends updating Intel® Ethernet Controller Administrative Tools drivers for Windows to version 18.104.22.168 or later, which is included for download in the Intel® Administrative Tools for Intel® Network Adapters version 27.6 or later.
Updates are available for download at these locations:
- Intel® Administrative Tools for Intel® Network Adapters:
- Intel® Ethernet Adapter Complete Driver Pack:
The issue was found externally. Intel would like to thank Aobo Wang of Chaitin Security Research Lab (CVE-2022-27808) for reporting the issue.
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