Microsoft Windows drivers for Intel 2100 PRO/Wireless Network Connection Hardware contain a memory corruption vulnerability. This vulnerability may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on a vulnerable system.
Intel 2100 PRO/Wireless Network Connection Hardware
The Intel 2100 Pro mini-PCI WiFi adapter is an 802.11b WLAN card.
An attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel-level privileges.
Upgrade Intel drivers
Intel has released updates to address this issue. The Intel support site also provides a tool to assist users in determining the model and version of the wireless adapter they are using.
Intel is a supplier of laptop components and does not manufacture or sell complete laptop systems. The software provided by Intel below is a generic version. Each laptop computer original equipment manufacturer (OEM) may have altered the features, incorporated customizations, or made other changes to the software or software packaging they provide. The software provided has not been verified by your laptop manufacturer as to compatibility or other operation.
See the systems affected section of this document for more details regarding updates from specific OEMs.
Disable the affected wireless adapter
This document was written by Ryan Giobbi.
|Date First Published:||2006-08-18|
|Date Last Updated:||2007-06-01 14:16 UTC|