Intel PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software Advisory - Jan. 8

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    Intel PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software Advisory - Jan. 8


    Intel ID: INTEL-SA-00182
    Advisory Category: Software
    Impact of vulnerability: Escalation of Privilege
    Severity rating: HIGH
    Original release: 01/08/2019
    Last revised: 01/08/2019

    Summary:

    A potential security vulnerability in Intel® PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software may allow escalation of privilege. Intel is releasing software updates to mitigate this potential vulnerability.

    Vulnerability Details:

    CVEID: CVE-2018-12177

    Description: Improper directory permissions in the ZeroConfig service in Intel(R) PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software before version 20.90.0.7 may allow an authorized user to potentially enable escalation of privilege via local access.

    CVSS Base Score: 7.8 High

    CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

    Affected Products:

    Intel wireless products and technologies before 20.90.0.7.
    · Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 3160
    · Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260
    · Intel® Dual Band Wireless-N 7260
    · Intel® Wireless-N 7260
    · Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 for Desktop
    · Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265 (Rev. C)
    · Intel® Dual Band Wireless-N 7265 (Rev. C)
    · Intel® Wireless-N 7265 (Rev. C)
    · Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165
    · Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265 (Rev. D)
    · Intel® Dual Band Wireless-N 7265 (Rev. D)
    · Intel® Wireless-N 7265 (Rev. D)
    · Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 3168
    · Intel® Tri-Band Wireless-AC 17265
    · Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 8260
    · Intel® Tri-Band Wireless-AC 18260
    · Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 8265
    · Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 8265 Desktop Kit
    · Intel® Tri-Band Wireless-AC 18265
    · Intel® Wireless-AC 9560
    · Intel® Wireless-AC 9461
    · Intel® Wireless-AC 9462
    · Intel® Wireless-AC 9260

    Recommendations:

    Intel recommends updating the Intel® PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software to 20.90.0.7 or later.

    Updates are available for download at these locations:

    · Check with your system manufacturer support site for the latest available verion, 20.90.0.7 or later.

    Or

    · https://downloadcenter.intel.com/pro...eless-Software

    Acknowledgements:

    Intel would like to thank Thomas Hibbert of Insomnia Security for reporting this issue and working with us on coordinated disclosure.

    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 deployed.

    Revision History

    Revision Date Description
    1.0 01/08/2019 Initial Release

    Source: INTEL-SA-00182
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  2.    1 Week Ago #1

    this patch will be release with Windows update?
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  3.    1 Week Ago #2

    mary7 said: View Post
    this patch will be release with Windows update?
    Fastest way to get this driver update is to use Intel's Driver and Support Assistant:

    https://www.intel.com/content/www/us...rt/detect.html

    It will detect the current Intel hardware drivers, and give you the choice to install the newest drivers available.


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