Intel Driver Update Utility 2.x < 2.4 Cleartext Download MitM

This script is Copyright (C) 2016-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The Intel Driver Update Utility installed on the remote Windows host
is affected by a man-in-the-middle vulnerability.

Description :

The version of the Intel Driver Update Utility installed on the remote
host is 2.x prior to 2.4. It is, therefore, affected by a
man-in-the-middle vulnerability due to the transmission of driver
updates in cleartext. A man-in-the-middle attacker can exploit this to
disclose or manipulate data, potentially resulting in the execution of
arbitrary code via a crafted malicious update.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?ddad21f6
http://www.nessus.org/u?73ab0374

Solution :

Upgrade to Intel Driver Update Utility version 2.4 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 88577 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-1493

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