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2019.1 QSR UEFI Advisory

Intel ID: INTEL-SA-00223
Advisory Category: Firmware
Impact of vulnerability: Escalation of Privilege, Denial of Service
Severity rating: HIGH
Original release: 05/14/2019
Last revised: 05/14/2019


Multiple potential security vulnerabilities in Intel® Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) may allow escalation of privilege and/or denial of service.  Intel is releasing firmware updates to mitigate these potential vulnerabilities.

Vulnerability Details:

CVEID: CVE-2019-0119

Description: Buffer overflow vulnerability in system firmware for Intel(R) Xeon(R) Processor D Family, Intel(R) Xeon(R) Scalable Processor, Intel(R) Server Board, Intel(R) Server System and Intel(R) Compute Module may allow a privileged user to potentially enable escalation of privilege and/or denial of service via local access.

CVSS Base Score: 5.7 Medium



CVEID: CVE-2019-0120

Description: Insufficient key protection vulnerability in silicon reference firmware for Intel(R)  Pentium(R)  Processor J Series, Intel(R)  Pentium(R)  Processor N Series, Intel(R)  Celeron(R) J Series, Intel(R)  Celeron(R) N Series, Intel(R)  Atom(R) Processor A Series, Intel(R)  Atom(R) Processor E3900 Series, Intel(R)  Pentium(R)  Processor Silver Series may allow a privileged user to potentially enable denial of service via local access.

CVSS Base Score: 5.3 Medium



CVEID: CVE-2019-0126

Description: Insufficient access control in silicon reference firmware for Intel(R) Xeon(R) Scalable Processor, Intel(R) Xeon(R) Processor D Family may allow a privileged user to potentially enable escalation of privilege and/or denial of service via local access.

CVSS Base Score: 7.2 High


Affected Products:

Intel® Xeon® Processor D Family

Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processor

Intel® Server Board

Intel® Server System

Intel® Compute Module

Intel® Pentium®  Processor J Series

Intel® Pentium®  Processor N Series

Intel® Celeron® J Series

Intel® Celeron® N Series

Intel® Atom® Processor A Series

Intel® Atom® Processor E3900 Series

Intel® Pentium® Processor Silver Series


Intel recommends that users of Intel® products listed above update to the latest version provided by the system manufacturer that addresses these issues.


These issues were found internally by Intel.

Intel, and nearly the entire technology industry, follows a disclosure practice called Coordinated Disclosure, under which a cybersecurity vulnerability is generally publicly disclosed only after mitigations are available.

Revision History

Revision Date Description
1.0 05/14/2019
Initial Release

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