Chipset Driver Updates for New Intel Security Vulnerability Announced in Intel Platform Update 1/14/2020

INTEL-SA-00306
2020-01-15

January 14th 2020  – Intel has announced a new group of Security Advisories as part of their monthly platform update as detailed here: https://intel.ly/2RKpQdZ 

The following of these advisories has the potential to affect GIGABYTE's server products:

Intel Security AdvisoryDetails
INTEL-SA-00306
Released 1/14/2019

Intel® Chipset Device Software INF Utility Advisory

Summary: A potential security vulnerability in Intel® Chipset Device Software INF Utility may allow denial of service. Intel is releasing software updates to mitigate this potential vulnerability.

Description: Improper access control in the installer for Intel(R) Chipset Device Software INF Utility before version 10.1.18088.8158 may allow an authenticated user to potentially enable denial of service via local access

Affected Products: Intel® Chipset Device Software INF Utility before version 10.1.18088.8158.

Recommendations: Intel recommends that users of Intel® Chipset Device Software INF Utility update to version 10.1.18088.8158 or later.

Intel has released an updated chipset driver to help address this security vunerability. This chipset driver is already available on GIGABYTE's website for download:

Intel CPU PlatformRelated Security VulnerabilitiesAffected GIGABYTE Server ProductsUpdated Chipset Driver Availability

2nd Gen. Intel Xeon Scalable (Purley Refresh)

INTEL-SA-00306 Server Motherboards, R-Series Server, G-Series Server, H-Series ServerS451-3R0S461-3T0

Ready

Please navigate to the "Support" section of the relevant product page to download the updated chipset driver.

For any further assistance regarding this issue please contact your GIGABYTE sales representative, or create a new support ticket at https://esupport.gigabyte.com