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Vulnerability of Intel PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software: denial of service

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can trigger a fatal error of Intel PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Severity of this weakness: 2/4.
Creation date: 16/09/2019.
Références of this bulletin: CERTFR-2019-AVI-419, CERTFR-2019-AVI-441, CERTFR-2019-AVI-478, CERTFR-2019-AVI-482, CVE-2019-0136, DLA-1919-1, DLA-1919-2, DLA-1930-1, INTEL-SA-00232, USN-4115-1, USN-4115-2, USN-4118-1, USN-4145-1, USN-4147-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-30330.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can trigger a fatal error of Intel PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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This computer weakness impacts software or systems such as Debian, Windows (platform) ~ not comprehensive, Ubuntu, Unix (platform) ~ not comprehensive.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this vulnerability note is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of radio connection.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this cybersecurity threat.

Solutions for this threat

Intel PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software: fixed versions.
Fixed versions are indicated in information sources.

Debian 8: new linux-4.9 packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 8: linux-4.9 4.9.189-3~deb8u1

Debian 8: new linux packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 8: linux 3.16.74-1

Ubuntu 16/18: new linux-image-aws packages.
New packages are available:
  Ubuntu 16.04 LTS: linux-image-aws 4.15.0.1047.47
  Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: linux-image-aws 4.15.0.1047.46

Ubuntu: new linux-image-4.15.0 packages.
New packages are available:
  Ubuntu 16.04 LTS: linux-image-generic-hwe-16.04 4.15.0.62.82
  Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: linux-image-generic 4.15.0.62.64

Ubuntu: new linux-image-4.4.0 packages.
New packages are available:
  Ubuntu 16.04 LTS: linux-image-generic 4.4.0.165.173

Ubuntu: new linux-image-5.0.0 packages.
New packages are available:
  Ubuntu 19.04: linux-image-generic 5.0.0.31.32
  Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: linux-image-generic-hwe-18.04 5.0.0.31.88
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