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2021.2 IPU - Intel® Chipset Firmware Advisory

Intel ID: INTEL-SA-00470
Advisory Category: Firmware
Impact of vulnerability: Escalation of Privilege, Denial of Service
Severity rating: HIGH
Original release: 02/08/2022
Last revised: 02/08/2022

Summary: 

Potential security vulnerabilities in some Intel® Chipset Firmware in Intel® Server Platform Services (SPS), Intel® Active Management Technology (AMT) and the Intel Power Management Controller (PMC) may allow escalation of privilege or denial of service.  Intel is releasing firmware updates to mitigate these potential vulnerabilities.

Vulnerability Details:

CVEID: CVE-2021-0060

Description: Insufficient compartmentalization in HECI subsystem for the Intel(R) SPS before versions SPS_E5_04.01.04.516.0, SPS_E5_04.04.04.033.0, SPS_E5_04.04.03.281.0, SPS_E5_03.01.03.116.0, SPS_E3_05.01.04.309.0, SPS_02.04.00.101.0, SPS_SoC-A_05.00.03.114.0, SPS_SoC-X_04.00.04.326.0, SPS_SoC-X_03.00.03.117.0, IGN_E5_91.00.00.167.0, SPS_PHI_03.01.03.078.0 may allow an authenticated user to potentially enable escalation of privilege via physical access.

CVSS Base Score: 7.3 High

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

 

CVEID: CVE-2021-33068

Description: Null pointer dereference in subsystem for Intel(R) AMT before versions 15.0.35 may allow an authenticated user to potentially enable denial of service via network access.

CVSS Base Score: 5.0 Medium

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

 

CVEID: CVE-2021-0147

Description: Improper locking in the Power Management Controller (PMC) for some Intel Chipset firmware before versions pmc_fw_lbg_c1-21ww02a and pmc_fw_lbg_b0-21ww02a may allow a privileged user to potentially enable denial of service via local access.

CVSS Base Score: 4.4 Medium

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

Affected Products:

Intel® SPS before versions SPS_E5_04.01.04.516.0, SPS_E5_04.04.04.033.0, SPS_E5_04.04.03.281.0, SPS_E5_03.01.03.116.0, SPS_E3_05.01.04.309.0, SPS_02.04.00.101.0, SPS_SoC-A_05.00.03.114.0, SPS_SoC-X_04.00.04.326.0, SPS_SoC-X_03.00.03.117.0, IGN_E5_91.00.00.167.0, SPS_PHI_03.01.03.078.0.

Power Management Controller (PMC) for some Intel Chipset firmware versions before pmc_fw_lbg_c1-21ww02a and pmc_fw_lbg_b0-21ww02a.

Intel® AMT before version 15.0.35.

Recommendations:

Intel recommends that users of Intel® SPS, Intel® ADAS ME FW and Intel® CSME update to the latest version provided by the system manufacturer that addresses these issues.

Chipset/SOC

Mitigated version or higher

Intel® C620A series chipset

SPS_E5_04.04.03.281.0

 

Intel® C620 series chipset

SPS_E5_04.01.04.516.0

CSME 11.22.90

Intel® C240 series chipset

SPS_E3_05.01.04.309.0

Intel Atom® processor P5000 series

SPS_SoC-A_05.00.03.114.0

Intel Atom® processor C3000 series

SPS_SoC-A_04.00.04.501.0

Intel® C610 series chipset

SPS_PHI_03.01.03.078.0

Intel® C610 series chipset

SPS_E5_03.01.03.116.0

Intel® Xeon® D processor 1500 series

SPS_SoC-X_03.00.03.117.0

Intel® C620A series chipset

SPS_E5_04.04.04.033.0

SPS_E5_04.04.03.281.0

Intel® C600 series chipset

SPS_02.04.00.101.0

Intel® Xeon® D processor 2000 series

SPS_SoC-X_04.00.04.326.0

Intel® C624D chipset

ADAS_ME_ANL_01.00.05.004.0

Intel® 500 series chipset

11th Gen Intel® Core™ processor

Pentium® Gold processor series

Celeron® processor 6000 series

 

 

CSME 15.0.35

Intel® 500 series chipset

11th Gen Intel® Core™ processor

Intel® Xeon® W processor 1300 series

 

CSME 15.0.35*

*Note: CSME 14.x is not affected by CVE-2021-33068.

Acknowledgements:

The following issues were found internally by Intel employees.  Intel would like to thank Jorge Gonzalez, Ofek Ray Mostovoy and Marek Augoff-Birman.  

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 02/08/2022 Initial Release

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