Potential vulnerability in the Intel® Ethernet diagnostics driver for Windows®

Intel ID:  INTEL-SA-00051
Product family:  Intel® Ethernet diagnostics driver for Windows®
Impact of vulnerability Denial of Service
Severity rating Important
Original release:  Apr 11, 2016
Last revised:  May 06, 2016
Summary: 

A vulnerability was identified in the Intel diagnostics driver. Intel released an update to mitigate this issue in June 2015.

Description: 

A vulnerability was identified in the Intel diagnostics driver IQVW32.sys and IQVW64.sys, also identified as CVE-2015-2291. Intel released an update to mitigate this issue in June 2015.

Affected products: 

Product Name

Impacted

Driver Versions

Updated

Driver Versions

    Updated Driver Package Location:

Intel® Ethernet diagnostics driver for Windows®

iQVW32.SYS

iQVW64.SYS

Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10,

Windows Server 2008, 
Windows Server 2008 R2, 
Windows Server 2012,
Windows Server 2012 R2

 Intel(R) iQVW32.SYS prior to v1.3.1.0 &

    Intel(R) iQVW64.SYS prior to v1.3.1.0

Intel(R) iQVW32.SYS v1.3.1.0 or later

    Intel(R) iQVW64.SYS v1.3.1.0 or later

(Intel® Ethernet Adapters Connections CD 20.1 and later)

Recommendations: 

Intel highly recommends that customers of the affected products obtain and apply the updated versions of the driver through the update sources listed above.

Revision history: 

Revision
Date
Description
1.0
11-April-2016
Initial Release
1.1 
06-May-2016 
Updated impacted driver version 

CVE Name:  CVE-2015-2291

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