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Intel® Optane™ PMem Advisory
A potential security vulnerability in some Intel® Optane™ Persistent Memory (PMem) may allow denial of service. Intel is releasing firmware updates to mitigate this potential vulnerability.
Description: Improper input validation in some Intel(R) Optane(TM) PMem versions before versions 184.108.40.20646 or 220.127.116.117 may allow a privileged user to potentially enable denial of service via local access.
CVSS Base Score: 6.0 Medium
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:N/A:H
Intel® Optane™ PMem with firmware before versions 18.104.22.16846 or 22.214.171.1247.
Mitigated version or higher
3rd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processor
Intel® Optane™ Pmem 200 Series
2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processor
Intel® Xeon® W Processor 3200 Series
Intel® Optane™ Pmem 100 Series
Intel recommends that users of Intel® Optane™ PMem update to versions 126.96.36.19946 or 188.8.131.527 or later provided by the system manufacturer that addresses these issues.
This issue was found internally by Intel. Intel would like to thank Paul Leung, Jaroslaw Poswiata, Michael Pham, Stephen Thompson and Wojciech Pasternak.
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