#VU60496 Input validation error


Published: 2022-02-10

Vulnerability identifier: #VU60496

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 5.8 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-0161

CWE-ID: CWE-20

Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Intel Wi-Fi 6E AX210
Hardware solutions / Firmware
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
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX210
Hardware solutions / Firmware
Killer Wi-Fi 6E AX1675
Hardware solutions / Firmware
Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650
Hardware solutions / Firmware
Killer Wireless-AC 1550
Hardware solutions / Firmware
Intel Active Management Technology Wireless
Hardware solutions / Firmware
Killer
Hardware solutions / Firmware
Intel PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software
Hardware solutions / Drivers

Vendor: Intel

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of user-supplied input in firmware. A local administrator on the local network can pass specially crafted input to the application and gain elevated privileges on the target system.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Intel Wi-Fi 6E AX210: All 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: All versions

Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3168: All versions

Intel Wireless 7265 (Rev D) Family: All versions

Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165: All versions

Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX210: All versions

Killer Wi-Fi 6E AX1675: All versions

Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650: All versions

Killer Wireless-AC 1550: All versions


CPE

External links
http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/security-center/advisory/intel-sa-00539.html


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

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


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