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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Intel ProSet/Wireless WiFi Driver Advisory
9 June 2021
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: Intel ProSet/Wireless WiFi Driver
Operating System: Windows
Impact/Access: Denial of Service -- Existing Account
Access Confidential Data -- Existing Account
CVE Names: CVE-2021-0105
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Intel ID: INTEL-SA-00472
Advisory Category: Software
Impact of vulnerability : Denial of Service, Information Disclosure
Severity rating : LOW
Original release: 06/08/2021
Last revised: 06/08/2021
A potential security vulnerability in some Intel ProSet/Wireless WiFi drivers
may allow information disclosure and denial of service. Intel is releasing a
software update to mitigate this potential vulnerability.
Description: Insecure inherited permissions in some Intel(R) ProSet/Wireless
WiFi drivers may allow an authenticated user to potentially enable information
disclosure and denial of service via adjacent access.
CVSS Base Score: 3.1 Low
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:A/AC:H/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:L
Intel PROSet/Wireless products:
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX200
Intel Wireless-AC 9560
Intel Wireless-AC 9462
Intel Wireless-AC 9461
Intel recommends updating the Intel ProSet/Wireless WiFi drivers to version
22.0 or later.
Updates are available for download at this location:
This issue was found internally by an Intel employee.
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 Date Description
1.0 06/08/2021 Initial Release
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