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2019.2 IPU – Intel® Ethernet 700 Series Controllers Advisory

Intel ID: INTEL-SA-00255
Advisory Category: Firmware, Software
Impact of vulnerability: Escalation of Privilege, Denial of Service, Information Disclosure
Severity rating: HIGH
Original release: 11/12/2019
Last revised: 11/12/2019

Summary: 

Potential security vulnerabilities in Intel® Ethernet 700 Series Controllers may allow an escalation of privilege, denial of service or information disclosure.  Intel is releasing software and firmware updates to mitigate these potential vulnerabilities.

Vulnerability Details:

CVEID: CVE-2019-0140

Description: Buffer overflow in firmware for Intel(R) Ethernet 700 Series Controllers before version 7.0 may allow an unauthenticated user to potentially enable an escalation of privilege via an adjacent access.

CVSS Base Score: 8.8 High

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

 

CVEID: CVE-2019-0145

Description: Buffer overflow in i40e driver for Intel(R) Ethernet 700 Series Controllers versions before 7.0 may allow an authenticated user to potentially enable an escalation of privilege via local access.

CVSS Base Score: 7.8 High

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

 

CVEID: CVE-2019-0142

Description: Insufficient access control in ilp60x64.sys driver for Intel(R) Ethernet 700 Series Controllers before version 1.33.0.0 may allow a privileged user to potentially enable escalation of privilege via local access.

CVSS Base Score: 7.7 High

CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H

 

CVEID: CVE-2019-0139

Description:  Insufficient access control in firmware for Intel(R) Ethernet 700 Series Controllers before version 7.0 may allow a privileged user to potentially enable an escalation of privilege, denial of service, or information disclosure via local access.

CVSS Base Score: 6.7 Medium

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

 

CVEID: CVE-2019-0143

Description: Unhandled exception in Kernel-mode drivers for Intel(R) Ethernet 700 Series Controllers versions before 7.0 may allow an authenticated user to potentially enable a denial of service via local access.

CVSS Base Score: 4.4 Medium

CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:L

 

CVEID: CVE-2019-0144

Description: Unhandled exception in firmware for Intel(R) Ethernet 700 Series Controllers before version 7.0 may allow an authenticated user to potentially enable a denial of service via local access.

CVSS Base Score: 6.5 Medium

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

 

CVEID: CVE-2019-0146

Description: Resource leak in i40e driver for Intel(R) Ethernet 700 Series Controllers versions before 2.8.43 may allow an authenticated user to potentially enable a denial of service via local access.

CVSS Base Score: 6.5 Medium

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

 

CVEID: CVE-2019-0147

Description: Insufficient input validation in i40e driver for Intel(R) Ethernet 700 Series Controllers versions before 7.0 may allow an authenticated user to potentially enable a denial of service via local access.

CVSS Base Score: 5.6 Medium

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

 

CVEID: CVE-2019-0148

Description: Resource leak in i40e driver for Intel(R) Ethernet 700 Series Controllers versions before 7.0 may allow an authenticated user to potentially enable a denial of service via local access.

CVSS Base Score: 6.5 Medium

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

 

CVEID: CVE-2019-0149

Description: Insufficient input validation in i40e driver for Intel(R) Ethernet 700 Series Controllers versions before 2.8.43 may allow an authenticated user to potentially enable a denial of service via local access.

CVSS Base Score: 6.5 Medium

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

 

CVEID: CVE-2019-0150

Description: Insufficient access control in firmware Intel(R) Ethernet 700 Series

Controllers versions before 7.0 may allow a privileged user to potentially enable a denial of service via local access.

CVSS Base Score: 6.0 Medium

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

Affected Products:

Intel® Ethernet 700 Series Controller firmware before 7.0.

Intel® Ethernet 700 Series Controller Software before release version 24.0.

Recommendations:

Intel recommends updating Intel® Ethernet 700 Series Controller firmware to 7.0 or later.

Intel recommends updating Intel® Ethernet 700 Series Software to 24.0 or later.

Updates are available for download at this location: https://downloadcenter.intel.com/product/46828/700-Series-Network-Adapters-up-to-40GbE-

Acknowledgements:

Intel would like to thank Michael Bourque for reporting CVE-2019-0142

The following issues were found internally by Intel employees.  Intel would like to thank Ryan Hall from the DCG Red Team for CVE-2019-0145, CVE-2019-0146, CVE-2019-0147, CVE-2019-0148, and CVE-2019-0149, Narasimha Kumar V Mangipudi and Nagaraju N Kodalapura (Security Researchers, IPAS) for CVE-2019-142; Nagaraju N Kodalapura and Nam N Nguyen (Security Researchers, IPAS) for CVE-2019-143 and CVE-2019-0144; Hareesh Khattri (Security Researcher, IPAS) for CVE-2019-0150; Ramya Jayaram Masti and Hareesh Khattri (Security Researchers, IPAS) for CVE-2019-0140.

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 11/12/2019 Initial Release

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