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2022.1 IPU - Intel® Xeon® Advisory

Intel ID: INTEL-SA-00616
Advisory Category: Firmware
Impact of vulnerability: Denial of Service, Information Disclosure
Severity rating: LOW
Original release: 05/10/2022
Last revised: 05/10/2022


Potential security vulnerabilities in some Intel® Xeon® Processors may allow information disclosure or denial of service.  Intel is releasing firmware updates to mitigate these potential vulnerabilities.

Vulnerability Details:

CVEID: CVE-2022-21131

Description: Improper access control for some Intel(R) Xeon(R) Processors may allow an authenticated user to potentially enable information disclosure via local access.

CVSS Base Score: 3.3 Low



CVEID: CVE-2022-21136

Description: Improper input validation for some Intel(R) Xeon(R) Processors may allow a privileged user to potentially enable denial of service via local access.

CVSS Base Score: 2.7 Low



Affected Products:




Intel® Xeon Scalable Processors

50653, 50654

CVE-2022-21131, CVE-2022-21136

Intel® Xeon® D-2100 Processor


CVE-2022-21131, CVE-2022-21136

2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors

50656, 50657


Intel® Core™ i9, 79xxX, 78xxX


CVE-2022-21131, CVE-2022-21136


Intel recommends that users of Intel® Xeon Processors update to the latest version provided by the system manufacturer that addresses these issues


CVE-2022-21136 issue was found internally by Intel employees, CVE-2022-21131was found externally.

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 05/10/2022 Initial Release

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