Global Home Download Center Home > About Denial-of-Service vulnerability in Bluetooth

About Denial-of-Service vulnerability in Bluetooth

Release Date: September 20, 2018 

Denial-of-Service vulnerability in Bluetooth driver for Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N and Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N products.

We will show the information below.

Please be updated that the information will be changed or added without notice.

■ Summary of problems

A STOP error (BSOD) is triggered in the driver when a malformed Connection Request is sent to the Intel Bluetooth device.

Details are explained in Intel site below.

Intel site :

  Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N and Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N products Bluetooth Driver Advisory (INTEL-SA-00177) 

■ content of countermeasure

Bluetooth driver

We will inform you of countermeasure for vulnerability.


Please take the following workaround.

[workaround] Disable Bluetooth function.

Target model OS Drivers

CF-19[0/1] (mk6)
CF-19[5/8] (mk7)
CF-19Z (mk8)
CF-31[S/U/V] (mk3)
CF-31[W/X/Y] (mk4)
CF-52[V/W] (mk5)
CF-53S (mk3)
CF-531 (mk4)
CF-C2A (mk1)
CF-D1[G/K] (mk2)
CF-H2B (mk1)
CF-H2F (mk2)
CF-H2P (mk3)
FZ-G1[A/B/C] (mk1)
UT-MA6 (mk1)
UT-MB5 (mk1)

Windows 10
Windows 8.1
Windows 7

There is no release of countermeasure module from Intel.

Return to Top