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Intel® Server Boards, Server Systems and Compute Modules Advisory

Intel ID: INTEL-SA-00384
Advisory Category: Firmware
Impact of vulnerability: Escalation of Privilege, Denial of Service
Severity rating: CRITICAL
Original release: 08/11/2020
Last revised: 08/11/2020

Summary: 

Potential security vulnerabilities in some Intel® Server Boards, Server Systems and Compute Modules may allow escalation of privilege or denial of service.  Intel is releasing firmware updates to mitigate these potential vulnerabilities.

Vulnerability Details:

CVEID: CVE-2020-8708

Description: Improper authentication for some Intel(R) Server Boards, Server Systems and Compute Modules before version 1.59 may allow an unauthenticated user to potentially enable escalation of privilege via adjacent access.

CVSS Base Score: 9.6 Critical

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

 

CVEID: CVE-2020-8730

Description: Heap-based overflow for some Intel(R) Server Boards, Server Systems and Compute Modules before version 1.59 may allow an authenticated user to potentially enable escalation of privilege via local access.

CVSS Base Score: 8.8 High

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

 

CVEID: CVE-2020-8731

Description: Incorrect execution-assigned permissions in the file system for some Intel(R) Server Boards, Server Systems and Compute Modules before version 1.59 may allow an authenticated user to potentially enable escalation of privilege via local access.

CVSS Base Score: 8.8 High

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

 

CVEID: CVE-2020-8707

Description: Buffer overflow in daemon for some Intel(R) Server Boards, Server Systems and Compute Modules before version 1.59 may allow an unauthenticated user to potentially enable escalation of privilege via adjacent access.

CVSS Base Score: 8.3 High

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

 

CVEID: CVE-2020-8719

Description: Buffer overflow in subsystem for some Intel(R) Server Boards, Server Systems and Compute Modules before version 1.59 may allow a privileged user to potentially enable escalation of privilege via local access.

CVSS Base Score: 8.2 High

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

 

CVEID: CVE-2020-8721

Description: Improper input validation for some Intel(R) Server Boards, Server Systems and Compute Modules before version 1.59 may allow a privileged user to potentially enable escalation of privilege via local access.

CVSS Base Score: 8.2 High

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

 

CVEID: CVE-2020-8710

Description: Buffer overflow in the bootloader for some Intel(R) Server Boards, Server Systems and Compute Modules before version 2.45 may allow a privileged user to potentially enable escalation of privilege via local access.

CVSS Base Score: 8.2 High

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

 

CVEID: CVE-2020-8711

Description: Improper access control in the bootloader for some Intel(R) Server Boards, Server Systems and Compute Modules before version 2.45 may allow a privileged user to potentially enable escalation of privilege via local access.

CVSS Base Score: 8.2 High

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

 

CVEID: CVE-2020-8712

Description: Buffer overflow in a verification process for some Intel(R) Server Boards, Server Systems and Compute Modules before version 2.45 may allow an authenticated user to potentially enable escalation of privilege via local access.

CVSS Base Score: 8.2 High

 

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

CVEID: CVE-2020-8718

Description: Buffer overflow in a subsystem for some Intel(R) Server Boards, Server Systems and Compute Modules before version 1.59 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

 

CVEID: CVE-2020-8722

Description: Buffer overflow in a subsystem for some Intel(R) Server Boards, Server Systems and Compute Modules before version 1.59 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-2020-8732

Description: Heap-based buffer overflow in the firmware for some Intel(R) Server Boards, Server Systems and Compute Modules before version 1.59 may allow an unauthenticated user to potentially enable escalation of privilege via adjacent access.

CVSS Base Score: 6.3 Medium

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

 

CVEID: CVE-2020-8709

Description: Improper authentication in socket services for some Intel(R) Server Boards, Server Systems and Compute Modules before version 2.45 may allow an unauthenticated user to potentially enable escalation of privilege via adjacent access.

CVSS Base Score: 6.1 Medium

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

 

CVEID: CVE-2020-8723

Description: Cross-site scripting for some Intel(R) Server Boards, Server Systems and Compute Modules before version 1.59 may allow an unauthenticated user to potentially enable escalation of privilege via adjacent access.

CVSS Base Score: 5.4 Medium

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

 

CVEID: CVE-2020-8713

Description: Improper authentication for some Intel(R) Server Boards, Server Systems and Compute Modules before version 1.59 may allow an unauthenticated user to potentially enable escalation of privilege via adjacent access.

CVSS Base Score: 4.7 Medium

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

 

CVEID: CVE-2020-8706

Description: Buffer overflow in a daemon for some Intel(R) Server Boards, Server Systems and Compute Modules before version 1.59 may allow an unauthenticated user to potentially enable escalation of privilege via adjacent access.

CVSS Base Score: 4.7 Medium

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

 

CVEID: CVE-2020-8729

Description: Buffer copy without checking size of input for some Intel(R) Server Boards, Server Systems and Compute Modules before version 1.59 may allow an authenticated user to potentially enable escalation of privilege via local access.

CVSS Base Score: 4.4 Medium

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

 

CVEID: CVE-2020-8715

Description: Invalid pointer for some Intel(R) Server Boards, Server Systems and Compute Modules before version 1.59 may allow an unauthenticated user to potentially enable denial of service via local access.

CVSS Base Score: 4.3 Medium

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

 

CVEID: CVE-2020-8716

Description: Improper access control for some Intel(R) Server Boards, Server Systems and Compute Modules before version 1.59 may allow an authenticated user to potentially enable denial of service via local access.

CVSS Base Score: 3.8 Low

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

 

CVEID: CVE-2020-8714

Description: Improper authentication for some Intel(R) Server Boards, Server Systems and Compute Modules before version 1.59 may allow an authenticated user to potentially enable escalation of privilege via local access.

CVSS Base Score: 3.8 Low

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

 

CVEID: CVE-2020-8717

Description: Improper input validation in a subsystem for some Intel Server Boards, Server Systems and Compute Modules before version 1.59 may allow an authenticated user to potentially enable denial of service via local access.

CVSS Base Score: 3.3 Low

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

 

CVEID: CVE-2020-8720

Description: Buffer overflow in a subsystem for some Intel(R) Server Boards, Server Systems and Compute Modules before version 1.59 may allow a privileged user to potentially enable denial of service via local access.

CVSS Base Score: 2.3 Low

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

Affected Products:

Product Collection

Update Link

Intel® Server System R1000WT and R2000WT Families

Intel® Server Boards S2600WT Family

Update

Intel® Server Board S2600CW Family

Update

Intel® Compute Module HNS2600KP Family

Intel® Server Board S2600KP Family

Update

Intel® Compute Module HNS2600TP Family

Intel® Server Board S2600TP Family

Update

Intel® Server System R1000SP, LSVRP and LR1304SP Families

Intel® Server Board S1200SP Family

Update

Intel® Server System R1000WF and R2000WF Families

Intel® Server Board S2600WF Family

Update

Intel® Server Board S2600ST Family

Update

Intel® Compute Module HNS2600BP Family

Intel® Server Board S2600BP Family

Update

Recommendations:

Intel recommends updating to the latest firmware version (see provided table).

Please see the Update Links listed in the above table for update download locations.

Acknowledgements:

Intel would like to thank Dmytro Oleksiuk for reporting CVE-2020-8706, CVE-2020-8707 and CVE-2020-8708.

CVE-2020-8710, CVE-2020-8711 and CVE-2020-8712 were found internally by Ryan Hall of Intel's DCG Red Team. All other CVE’s were found internally by Michael N. Henry of Intel's DCG Red Team.

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 08/11/2020 Initial Release

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