Denial of service in Intel ProSet/Wireless WiFi Drivers



Published: 2021-06-16
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2021-0105
CWE ID CWE-264
Exploitation vector Local network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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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

Vendor

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one low risk vulnerability.

1) Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 2.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:A/AC:H/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:L/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-0105

CWE-ID: CWE-264 - Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

Exploit availability: No

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to application does not properly impose security restrictions. A remote administrator on the local network can enable information disclosure and denial of service condition. 

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201: before 22.0

Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX200: before 22.0

Intel Wireless-AC 9560: before 22.0

Intel Wireless-AC 9462: before 22.0

Intel Wireless-AC 9461: before 22.0

CPE External links

https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/security-center/advisory/intel-sa-00472.html

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.



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