Chipset Driver Updates for New Intel Security Vulnerability Announced in Intel Platform Update 1/14/2020
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 Advisory
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 Platform
|Related Security Vulnerabilities
|Affected GIGABYTE Server Products
|Updated Chipset Driver Availability
2nd Gen. Intel Xeon Scalable (Purley Refresh)
|Server Motherboards, R-Series Server, G-Series Server, H-Series Server, S451-3R0, S461-3T0
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