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Certain Intel® SATA Solid State Drives Impacted by ATA Drive Password Vulnerability

Intel ID:  INTEL-SA-00055
Product family:  Intel® Solid-State Drive Consumer, Professional, Embedded and Data Center
Impact of vulnerability Denial of Service
Severity rating Moderate
Original release:  Aug 01, 2016
Last revised:  Aug 01, 2016


A vulnerability was identified in the Intel® Solid-State Drive 540s Series, Intel® Solid State Drive Pro 5400s Series, Intel® Solid State Drive E 5400s Series and Intel® Solid State Drive DC S3100 Series leading to a potential data corruption issue.


A vulnerability was identified in the Intel® Solid-State Drive 540s Series, Intel® Solid State Drive Pro 5400s Series, Intel® Solid State Drive E 5400s Series and Intel® Solid State Drive DC S3100 Series. In systems with the SATA devsleep feature enabled, setting or resetting the user or master password by the ATA security feature set may cause data corruption. This issue applies only to systems supporting and enabling devsleep.

Affected products:

Affected products:

Product Name Impacted FW Versions Mitigated FW Versions Update Source
Intel SSD 540s Series 2.5" LSBG200, LSF031C LSF036C


Intel SSD Firmware Update Tool


Intel SSD 540s Series M.2 LSBG100, LSF031C LSF036C
Intel SSD Pro 5400s Series 2.5" LSF031P LSF036P
Intel SSD Pro 5400s Series M.2 LSF031P LSF036P
Intel SSD E 5400s Series 2.5" LSMG200, LSF031E LSF036E
Intel SSD E 5400s Series M.2 LSMG100, LSF031E LSF036E
Intel SSD DC S3100 Series LSDG200, LSF031D LSF036D


Intel strongly recommends that customers with the listed products download and apply the mitigated firmware version using the update source outlined above.


Intel became aware of this issue during early customer validation.

Related Information: 

The mitigation for this issue also addresses advisory INTEL-SA-00053

Revision history:






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