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2019.2 IPU – UEFI Advisory

Intel ID: INTEL-SA-00280
Advisory Category: Firmware
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 firmware may allow escalation of privilege, denial of service and/or information disclosure. Intel is releasing firmware updates to mitigate these potential vulnerabilities.

Vulnerability Details:

CVEID:  CVE-2019-11136

Description: Insufficient access control in system firmware for Intel(R) Xeon(R) Scalable Processors, 2nd Generation Intel(R) Xeon(R) Scalable Processors and Intel(R) Xeon(R) Processors D Family may allow a privileged user to potentially enable escalation of privilege, denial of service and/or information disclosure via local access.

CVSS Base Score: 7.5 High

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

 

CVEID:  CVE-2019-11137

Description: Insufficient input validation in system firmware for Intel(R) Xeon(R) Scalable Processors, Intel(R) Xeon(R) Processors D Family, Intel(R) Xeon(R) Processors E5 v4 Family, Intel(R) Xeon(R) Processors E7 v4 Family and Intel(R) Atom(R) processor C Series may allow a privileged user to potentially enable escalation of privilege, denial of service and/or information disclosure via local access.

CVSS Base Score: 7.5 High

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

Affected Products:

  • Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors
  • 2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors
  • Intel® Xeon® Processor D Family
  • Intel® Xeon® Processor E5 v4 Family
  • Intel® Xeon® Processor E7 v4 Family
  • Intel® Atom® Processor C Series

Recommendations:

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

Acknowledgements:

Intel would like to thank Alexander Ermolov (CVE-2019-11136) for reporting this issue.

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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