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2021.2 IPU - Intel® Processor Breakpoint Control Flow Advisory
A potential security vulnerability in some Intel® processors that may allow a denial of service. Intel® is releasing firmware updates to mitigate this potential vulnerability.
Description: Insufficient control flow management in some Intel(R) Processors may allow an authenticated user to potentially enable a denial of service 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:N/I:N/A:H
- 6th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors
- 7th Generation Intel® Core™ Processor Family
- 8th Generation Intel® Core™ Processor Family
- 9th Generation Intel® Core™ Processor Family
- 10th Generation Intel® Core™ Processor Family
- Intel® Celeron® Processor G Series
- Intel® Core™ X-series Processors
- Intel® Pentium® Gold Processor Series
- Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors
- 2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors
- 3rd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors
- Intel® Xeon® Processor W Family
- Intel® Xeon® Processor E Family
- Intel® Xeon® Processor E3 v6 Family
- Intel® Xeon® Processor D Family
- Intel ® Xeon® Platinum 81xxD
- Intel® Xeon® Processor E3 v5 Family
Intel recommends that users of the above listed Intel® Processors update to the latest firmware version provided by the system manufacturer that addresses this issue.
This issue was found externally.
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