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Intel® Server Boards, Server Systems and Compute Modules Advisory

Intel ID: INTEL-SA-00434
Advisory Category: Firmware
Impact of vulnerability: Escalation of Privilege, Information Disclosure
Severity rating: HIGH
Original release: 02/09/2021 
Last revised: 02/09/2021 

Summary:

Potential security vulnerabilities in some Intel® Server Boards, Server Systems and Compute Modules Baseboard Management Controller (BMC) firmware may allow escalation of privilege or information disclosure.  Intel is releasing firmware updates to mitigate these potential vulnerabilities.

Vulnerability Details:

CVEID: CVE-2020-12374

Description: Buffer overflow in the BMC firmware for some Intel(R) Server Boards, Server Systems and Compute Modules before version 2.47 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-2020-12377

Description: Insufficient input validation in the BMC firmware for some Intel(R) Server Boards, Server Systems and Compute Modules before version 2.47 may allow an authenticated 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:L/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H

 

CVEID: CVE-2020-12380

Description: Out of bounds read in the BMC firmware for some Intel(R) Server Boards, Server Systems and Compute Modules before version 2.47 may allow an authenticated user to potentially enable escalation of privilege via local access.

CVSS Base Score: 6.5 Medium

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

 

CVEID: CVE-2020-12375

Description: Heap overflow in the BMC firmware for some Intel(R) Server Boards, Server Systems and Compute Modules before version 2.47 may allow an authenticated user to potentially enable escalation of privilege via local access.

CVSS Base Score: 5.6 Medium

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

 

CVEID: CVE-2020-12376

Description: Use of hard-coded key in the BMC firmware for some Intel(R) Server Boards, Server Systems and Compute Modules before version 2.47 may allow authenticated user to potentially enable information disclosure 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

Affected Products:

Intel® Server System R1000WF and R2000WF Families

Intel® Server Board S2600WF Family

Intel® Server Board S2600ST Family

Intel® Compute Module HNS2600BP Family

Intel® Server Board S2600BP Family

Recommendation:

Intel recommends updating the BMC firmware for the affected Intel® Server Boards, Server Systems, and Compute Modules to the latest version:

Intel® Server Systems and Server Board WF Family updates are available here.

Intel® Server Board ST Family updates are available here.

Intel® Compute Module and Server Board BP Family updates are available here.

Acknowledgements:

The following issues were found internally by Intel employees.  Intel would like to thank William Burton.

 

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 02/09/2021  Initial Release
1.1 02/18/2021 Fixed incorrect CVE assignment CVE-2020-12373 changed to 12374

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