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Intel® NUC Firmware Advisory

Intel ID: INTEL-SA-00363
Advisory Category: Firmware
Impact of vulnerability: Escalation of Privilege
Severity rating: HIGH
Original release: 04/14/2020
Last revised: 04/14/2020

Summary: 

A potential security vulnerability in system firmware for some Intel® NUC may allow escalation of privilege. Intel is releasing a firmware update to mitigate this potential vulnerability.

Vulnerability Details:

CVEID: CVE-2020-0600

Description: Improper buffer restrictions in firmware for some Intel(R) NUC may allow an authenticated user to potentially enable escalation of privilege via local access.

CVSS Base Score: 7.8 High

CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H

Affected Products:

Product

Download link
(BIOS dl link)

Intel® NUC 8 Rugged Kit NUC8CCHKR

CHAPLCEL.0047

Intel® NUC Board NUC8CCHB

CHAPLCEL.0047

Intel® NUC 7 Essential PC NUC7CJYSAL

JYGLKCPX.86A.0053

Intel® NUC Kit NUC7CJYH

JYGLKCPX.86A.0053

Intel® NUC Kit NUC7PJYH

JYGLKCPX.86A.0053

Intel® NUC Kit NUC6CAYS

AYAPLCEL.86A.0066

Intel® NUC Kit NUC6CAYH

AYAPLCEL.86A.0066

Intel® NUC Kit DE3815TYKHE

TYBYT20H.86A.0024

Intel® NUC Board DE3815TYBE

TYBYT20H.86A.0024

Intel® Compute Stick STCK1A32WFC

FCBYT10H.86A

Recommendations:

Intel recommends that users update to the latest firmware version (see provided table).

Acknowledgements:

Intel would like to thank Dmitry Frolov 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 04/14/2020 Initial Release

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