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Intel® SSD 540s, Intel® SSD Pro 5400s, Intel® SSD E 5400s, and Intel® SSD DC S3100 data corruption vulnerability

Intel ID:  INTEL-SA-00079
Product family:  Intel® Solid State Drive Consumer, Professional, Embedded, Data Center
Impact of vulnerability Denial of Service
Severity rating Moderate
Original release:  Aug 08, 2017
Last revised:  Aug 08, 2017


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.


In the Intel® SSD 540s, Intel® Pro 5400s, Intel® E 5400s, and Intel® DC S3100 Series, a firmware issue in ATA locked and Opal activated drives may allow a physical attacker to cause data corruption or data loss leading to a denial of service condition. This issue applies only to systems with ATA locked and Opal activated drives.

  • CVSS:3.0/AV:P/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:H (Medium 6.1)

Affected products: 

Intel® SSD 540s, Intel® Pro 5400s, Intel® E 5400s, and Intel® DC S3100 Series.


Intel recommends updating the respective drives to the new firmware as listed in table below:

Product Name

Impacted FW Versions

Mitigated FW Versions

Update Source

Intel SSD 540s Series 2.5"

LSBG200, LSF031C, LSF036C




Intel 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


If you purchased your Intel SSD in a system from Dell, HPI or Lenovo, your firmware version may have a different naming. For further information on latest OEM specific firmware naming and instructions on firmware update, please refer to the directions or links below..




Please contact your local HPI representative.


Please contact your local Lenovo representative.

Revision history:






Initial Release

CVE Name:  CVE-2017-5695

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