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2020.1 IPU – Intel® SSD Advisory

Intel ID: INTEL-SA-00266
Advisory Category: Firmware
Impact of vulnerability: Information Disclosure
Severity rating: HIGH
Original release: 06/09/2020
Last revised: 06/10/2020


A potential security vulnerability in Intel® Solid State Drive (SSD) products may allow information disclosure.  Intel is releasing firmware updates to mitigate this potential vulnerability.

Vulnerability Details:

CVE ID: CVE-2020-0527

Description: Insufficient control flow management in firmware for some Intel(R) Data Center SSDs may allow a privileged user to potentially enable information disclosure via local access.

CVSS Base Score: 7.9 High


Affected Products:

Intel® SSD D3-S4510 Series

Intel® SSD DC P4510 Series

Intel® SSD DC P4610 Series

Intel® SSD DC P4618 Series

Intel® SSD DC P4511 Series



Intel recommends updating Intel® SSD products to the latest firmware (see table).

Product Names

Mitigated version

 Intel® SSD D3-S4510 Series M.2 FF

 FW: XC311120

 Intel® SSD DC P4510 Series (U.2 only)

 Intel® SSD DC P4510 Series OPAL

 Intel® SSD DC P4610 Series

 Intel® SSD DC P4610 Series OPAL

 Intel® SSD DC P4618 Series

 FW: VDV10170

 Intel® SSD DC P4511 Series (m.2 only)

 FW: VCV10370


Updates are available for download at this location: 


The issue was 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 06/09/2020 Initial Release
1.1 06/10/2020 Updated affect products and FW versions

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