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Intel® Server Boards Firmware Advisory

Intel ID: INTEL-SA-00179
Advisory Category: Firmware
Impact of vulnerability: Escalation of Privilege, Denial of Service, Information Disclosure
Severity rating: HIGH
Original release: 10/09/2018
Last revised: 10/09/2018

Summary:

A potential security vulnerability in Intel® Server Board firmware may allow escalation of privilege, denial of service and/or information disclosure. Intel is releasing firmware updates to mitigate this potential vulnerability.

Vulnerability Details:

CVEID: CVE-2018-12173

Description: Insufficient access protection in firmware in Intel(R) Server Board, Intel(R) Server System and Intel(R) Compute Module before firmware version 00.01.0014 may allow an unauthenticated attacker to potentially execute arbitrary code resulting in information disclosure, escalation of privilege and/or denial of service via local access.

CVSS Base Score: 7.1 High

CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:P/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H

Affected Products:

Below Intel products before firmware version 00.01.0014 are affected.

Intel® Server Board S2600BP Family

Intel® Compute Module HNS2600BP Family

Intel® Server System H2000G Family

Intel® Server Board S2600WF Family

Intel® Server System R2000WF Family

Intel® Server System R1000WF Family 

Intel® Server Board S2600ST Family

Intel® Server Board S2600BPR Family

Intel® Compute Module HNS2600BPR Family

Intel® Server System H2000GR Family

Intel® Server Board S2600WFR Family

Intel® Server System R2000WFR Family

Intel® Server System R1000WFR Family

Intel® Server Board S2600STR Family

Recommendations:

Intel recommends that users update to the latest version (see provided table).

Product

Firmware Download

Intel® Server Board S2600BP Family

00.01.0014

Intel® Compute Module HNS2600BP Family

00.01.0014

Intel® Server Board S2600WF Family

00.01.0014

Intel® Server System R2000WF Family

00.01.0014

Intel® Server System R1000WF Family

00.01.0014

Intel® Server Board S2600ST Family

00.01.0014

Intel® Server Board S2600BPR Family

00.01.0014

Intel® Compute Module HNS2600BPR Family

00.01.0014

Intel® Server Board S2600WFR Family

00.01.0014

Intel® Server System R2000WFR Family

00.01.0014

Intel® Server System R1000WFR Family

00.01.0014

Intel® Server Board S2600STR Family

00.01.0014

Acknowledgements:

This issue was found internally by Intel.

Revision History

Revision Date Description
1.0 10/09/2018 Initial Release

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