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Potential vulnerability in the Intel® Driver Update Utility

Intel ID INTEL-SA-00047
Product family Intel® SSD 750 Series, Intel® SSD DC P3500 Series
Impact of vulnerability Denial of Service
Severity rating Important
Original release Nov 17, 2015
Last revised Nov 17, 2015


Intel discovered an issue with certain Intel® Solid State Drives (SSDs) that could potentially result in an inability to access user data or, in rare cases, potential data loss. Intel is releasing software updates to mitigate this issue.


Intel discovered an issue with certain Intel® Solid State Drives (SSDs) that could potentially result in an inability to access user data or, in rare cases, potential data loss.  The drives affected by this issue are the Intel® SSD 750 Series and Intel® SSD DC P3500 Series that were produced between January 2015 and June 2015.  Intel is offering a firmware upgrade to address the issue. Intel has not received any reports of Intel SSD products having experienced this issue.

Affected products:


Product Name


Affected Firmware Versions


Mitigated Firmware Versions


Update Source

Intel®SSD 750 Series



Intel®SSD DC P3500 Series

8EV10135.bin, 8EV10171.bin









Intel recommends that customers with affected products apply the mitigated firmware version using any of the firmware update tools available via the Intel Download Center.


This potential vulnerability was discovered internally by Intel.

Revision history:






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