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2019.2 IPU – Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors Voltage Setting Modulation Advisory
A potential security vulnerability in some Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors may allow denial of service. Intel is releasing firmware updates to mitigate this potential vulnerability.
Description: Improper conditions check in the voltage modulation interface for some Intel(R) Xeon(R) Scalable Processors may allow a privileged user to potentially enable denial of service via local access.
CVSS Base Score: 5.8 Medium
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:H/UI:R/S:C/C:N/I:L/A:H
Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors:
- Intel® Xeon® Platinum Processors: 8153, 8156, 8158, 8160, 8160F, 8160M, 8160T, 8164, 8168, 8170, 8170M, 8176, 8176F, 8176M, 8180, 8180M
- Intel® Xeon® Gold Processors: 5115, 5118, 5119T, 5120, 5120T, 5122, 6126, 6126F, 6126T, 6128, 6130, 6130F, 6130T, 6132, 6134, 6134M, 6136, 6138, 6138F, 6138T, 6140, 6140M, 6142, 6142F, 6142M, 6144, 6146, 6148, 6148F, 6150, 6152, 6154
- Intel® Xeon® Silver Processors: 4108, 4109T, 4110, 4112, 4114, 4114T, 4116, 4116T
- Intel® Xeon® Bronze Processors: 3104, 3106
Intel recommends that users of the Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors listed above update to the latest firmware version provided by the system manufacturer that addresses these issues.
If the system configuration is believed to be untrusted, it is recommended that the firmware update only be applied through the BIOS.
This issue was found internally by Intel.
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