MyCERT Advisories

MyCERT Advisories, Alerts and Summaries for the year 2017

MA-688.112017: MyCERT Advisory – Intel Firmware Vulnerability
Date first published: 23/11/2017

1.0 Introduction
Intel has released recommendations to address a vulnerability in the firmware of Intel Active Management Technology (AMT), Intel Standard Manageability (ISM) and Intel Small Business Technology. Intel has identified security vulnerabilities that could potentially impact certain PCs, servers, and IoT platforms.

2.0 Impact
An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to take control of an affected system.

3.0 Affected Product
 6th, 7th & 8th Generation Intel Core™ Processor Family
 Intel Xeon Processor E3-1200 v5 & v6 Product Family
 Intel Xeon Processor Scalable Family
 Intel Xeon Processor W Family
 Intel Atom C3000 Processor Family
 Apollo Lake Intel Atom Processor E3900 series
 Apollo Lake Intel Pentium
 Celeron™ N and J series Processors

4.0 Recommendation
MyCERT highly recommended users to review and adhere to the information provided at the below URL: 

Generally, MyCERT advises the users of this product to be updated with the latest security announcements by the vendor and follow best practice security policies to determine which updates should be applied.

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5.0 References