Intel ID: INTEL-SA-00232
Advisory Category: Software
Impact of vulnerability: Denial of Service
Severity rating: MEDIUM
Original release: 06/11/2019
Last revised: 06/11/2019

Summary:

A potential security vulnerability in Intel® PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software may allow denial of service. Intel is releasing software updates to mitigate this potential vulnerability.

Vulnerability Details:

CVEID: CVE-2019-0136
Description: Insufficient access control in the Intel(R) PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software driver before version 21.10 may allow an unauthenticated user to potentially enable denial of service via adjacent access.
CVSS Base Score: 4.7 Medium
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:N/A:L

Affected Products:

Intel® PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software releases before version 21.10 for Microsoft Windows 7, 8.1 and 10:
-Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 3160
-Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260
-Intel® Dual Band Wireless-N 7260
-Intel® Wireless-N 7260
-Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 for Desktop
-Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265 (Rev. C)
-Intel® Dual Band Wireless-N 7265 (Rev. C)
-Intel® Wireless-N 7265 (Rev. C)
-Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165
-Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265 (Rev. D)
-Intel® Dual Band Wireless-N 7265 (Rev. D)
-Intel® Wireless-N 7265 (Rev. D)
-Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 3168
-Intel® Tri-Band Wireless-AC 17265
-Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 8260
-Intel® Tri-Band Wireless-AC 18260
-Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 8265
-Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 8265 Desktop Kit
-Intel® Tri-Band Wireless-AC 18265
-Intel® Wireless-AC 9560
-Intel® Wireless-AC 9461
-Intel® Wireless-AC 9462
-Intel® Wireless-AC 9260
-Intel® Wi-Fi 6 AX200
-Intel® Wi-Fi 6 AX201

For Google Chrome OS:
An Intel® WiFi driver resolving the vulnerability will be up streamed to Chromium on June 11th, 2019.
-Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260
-Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265 (Rev.D)
-Intel® Wireless-AC 9560

For Linux OS:
An Intel® WiFi driver resolving the vulnerability will be up streamed on June 11th, 2019.
-Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 3160
-Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260
-Intel® Dual Band Wireless-N 7260
-Intel® Wireless-N 7260
-Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 for Desktop
-Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265 (Rev. C)
-Intel® Dual Band Wireless-N 7265 (Rev. C)
-Intel® Wireless-N 7265 (Rev. C)
-Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165
-Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265 (Rev. D)
-Intel® Dual Band Wireless-N 7265 (Rev. D)
-Intel® Wireless-N 7265 (Rev. D)
-Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 3168
-Intel® Tri-Band Wireless-AC 17265
-Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 8260
-Intel® Tri-Band Wireless-AC 18260
-Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 8265
-Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 8265 Desktop Kit
-Intel® Tri-Band Wireless-AC 18265
-Intel® Wireless-AC 9560
-Intel® Wireless-AC 9461
-Intel® Wireless-AC 9462
-Intel® Wireless-AC 9260
-Intel® Wi-Fi 6 AX200
-Intel® Wi-Fi 6 AX201

Recommendations:

For Microsoft Windows:


For Google Chrome OS or Linux:

  • Intel recommends that users of Intel® PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software update to the latest version provided by the OS supplier that addresses these issues.

Acknowledgements:

Intel would like to thank JPCERT for reporting this issue.

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 History

Revision Date Description
1.0 06/11/2019 Initial Release

Source: INTEL-SA-00232