#VU48356 Security restrictions bypass in Intel Hardware solutions


Published: 2020-11-11

Vulnerability identifier: #VU48356

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-12318

CWE-ID: CWE-254

Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: No

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
Intel Wireless-AC 9260
Hardware solutions / Firmware
Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 8265
Hardware solutions / Firmware
Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 8260
Hardware solutions / Firmware
Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3168
Hardware solutions / Firmware
Intel Wireless 7265 (Rev D) Family
Hardware solutions / Firmware
Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165
Hardware solutions / Firmware

Vendor: Intel

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to protection mechanism failure in some Intel(R) PROSet/Wireless WiFi products before version 21.110. A local user can run a specially crafted program to execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges.

The vulnerability affects firmware on the following operating systems:

  • Windows 10

Mitigation

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

Intel Wireless-AC 9260: All versions

Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 8265: All versions

Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 8260: 20.50.1.1 - 21.20.0

Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3168: All versions

Intel Wireless 7265 (Rev D) Family: All versions

Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165: All versions


CPE

External links
http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/security-center/advisory/intel-sa-00402.html


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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