Incomplete cleanup in Intel PROSet/Wireless WiFi and Killer Driver

Published: 2021-02-15
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2020-24458
Exploitation vector Local network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201
Hardware solutions / Firmware

Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX200
Hardware solutions / Firmware

Intel Wireless-AC 9560
Hardware solutions / Firmware

Intel Wireless-AC 9462
Hardware solutions / Firmware

Intel Wireless-AC 9461
Hardware solutions / Firmware

Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650
Hardware solutions / Firmware

Killer Wireless-AC 1550
Hardware solutions / Firmware

Hardware solutions / Firmware

Intel PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software
Hardware solutions / Drivers

Vendor Intel

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Incomplete cleanup

EUVDB-ID: #VU50705

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 4.2 [CVSS:3.1/AV:A/AC:H/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:L/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-24458

CWE-ID: CWE-459 - Incomplete cleanup

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a remote user to compromise the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to an incomplete cleanup. A remote administrator on the local network can enable information disclosure and denial of service.


Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201: All versions

Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX200: All versions

Intel Wireless-AC 9560: All versions

Intel Wireless-AC 9462: All versions

Intel Wireless-AC 9461: All versions

Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650: All versions

Killer Wireless-AC 1550: All versions

Intel PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software: before 22.00

Killer: before 22.00

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Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote authenticated privileged user via the local network (LAN).

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.