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Intel® Server Board Families Advisory

Intel ID: INTEL-SA-00367
Advisory Category: Firmware
Impact of vulnerability: Escalation of Privilege
Severity rating: HIGH
Original release: 08/11/2020
Last revised: 08/11/2020

Summary: 

Potential security vulnerabilities in some Intel® Server Board Families may allow escalation of privilege.  Intel is releasing firmware updates to mitigate these potential vulnerabilities.

Vulnerability Details:

CVEID: CVE-2020-12300

Description: Uninitialized pointer in BIOS firmware for Intel(R) Server Board Families S2600CW, S2600KP, S2600TP, and S2600WT may allow a privileged user to potentially enable escalation of privilege via local access.

CVSS Base Score: 7.5 High

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

 

CVEID: CVE-2020-12301

Description: Improper initialization in BIOS firmware for Intel(R) Server Board Families S2600ST, S2600BP and S2600WF may allow a privileged user to potentially enable escalation of privilege via local access.

CVSS Base Score: 7.5 High

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

 

CVEID: CVE-2020-12299

Description: Improper input validation in BIOS firmware for Intel(R) Server Board Families S2600ST, S2600BP and S2600WF may allow a privileged user to potentially enable escalation of privilege via local access.

CVSS Base Score: 6.7 Medium

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

Affected Products:

CVE-2020-12299

·         Intel® Server Board S2600ST Family

·         Intel® Server Board S2600BP Family

·         Intel® Server Board S2600WF Family

CVE-2020-12300

·         Intel® Server Board S2600CW Family

·         Intel® Server Board S2600KP Family

·         Intel® Server Board S2600TP Family

·         Intel® Server Board S2600WT Family

CVE-2020-12301

·         Intel® Server Board S2600ST Family

·         Intel® Server Board S2600BP Family

·         Intel® Server Board S2600WF Family

Recommendations:

Intel recommends updating to latest BIOS firmware available.

Updates are available for download at these locations:

·       Intel® Server Board S2600ST Family

·       Intel® Server Board S2600BP Family

·       Intel® Server Board S2600WF Family

·       Intel® Server Board S2600CW Family

·       Intel® Server Board S2600KP Family

·       Intel® Server Board S2600TP Family

·       Intel® Server Board S2600WT Family

Acknowledgements:

CVE-2020-12300 and CVE-2020-12301 were found externally. CVE-2020-12300 was found internally by Intel employees.

Intel would like to thank Dmitry Frolov CVE-2020-12300, Alexander Ermolov CVE-2020-12301 for reporting these issues.

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   Initial Release

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