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Security Bulletin: IBM has released Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) fixes in response to Intel escalation of privilege vulnerability.

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM has released the Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) fixes for System x, Flex and BladeCenter systems in response to the following Intel escalation of privilege vulnerability.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2019-0151
DESCRIPTION:   Insufficient memory protection in Intel(R) TXT for certain Intel(R) Core Processors and Intel(R) Xeon(R) Processors may allow a privileged user to potentially enable escalation of privilege via local access.
CVSS Base score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/171376 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:H/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)

Version

BladeCenter HS23 7875/1929

tke1

BladeCenter HS23E 8038/8039

ahe1

Flex System x220 2585/7906

kse1

Flex System x222 7916

cce1

Flex System x240 7863/8737/8738/8956

b2e1

Flex System x440 7917

cne1

Flex System x280 X6, x480 X6, x880 X6  7903 

n2e1

System x iDataPlex dx360 M4 7912/7913, and Water Cooled

tde1

System x NeXtScale nx360 M4 5455

fhe1

System x3100 M5 5457

j9e1

System x3250 M5 5458

jue1

System x3300 M4 7382

yae1

System x3500 M4 7383

y5e1

System x3550 M4 7914

d7e1

System x3630 M4 7158
System x3530 M4 7160

bee1

System x3650 M4 7915
System x3650 M4 HD 5460

vve1

System x3650 M4 BD 5466

yoe1

System x3750 M4 8718/8722/8733/8752

koe1

System x3850 x6 3837/3839
System x3950 x6 3839

a8e1

 


Remediation/Fixes

Firmware fix versions are available on Fix Central:  http://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/

 

Product(s)

Fixed Version

BladeCenter HS23 7875/1929
(ibm_fw_uefi_tke168d-2.80_anyos_32-64)

tke168d-2.80

BladeCenter HS23E 8038/8039
(ibm_fw_uefi_ahe168d-3.20_anyos_32-64)

ahe168d-3.20

Flex System x220 2585/7906
(ibm_fw_uefi_kse166d-2.60_anyos_32-64)

kse166d-2.60

Flex System x222 7916
(ibm_fw_uefi_cce168d-2.40_anyos_32-64)

cce168d-2.40

Flex System x240 7863/8737/8738/8956
(ibm_fw_uefi_b2e170f-2.60_anyos_32-64)

b2e170f-2.60

Flex System x440 7917
(ibm_fw_uefi_cne170d-2.50_anyos_32-64)

cne170d-2.50

Flex System x280 X6, x480 X6, x880 X6  7903 
(ibm_fw_uefi_n2e136d-2.20_anyos_32-64)

n2e136d-2.20

System x iDataPlex dx360 M4 7912/7913,
and Water Cooled 7918/7919
(ibm_fw_uefi_tde164d-2.50_anyos_32-64)

tde164d-2.50

IBM System x NeXtScale nx360 M4 5455
(ibm_fw_uefi_fhe128d-2.30_anyos_32-64)

fhe128d-2.30

System x3100 M5 5457
(ibm_fw_uefi_j9e140b-2.10_anyos_32-64)

j9e140b-2.10

System x3250 M5 5458
(ibm_fw_uefi_jue140b-2.10_anyos_32-64)

jue140b-2.10

System x3300 M4 7382
(ibm_fw_uefi_yae164d-2.50_anyos_32-64)

yae164d-2.50

System x3500 M4 7383
(ibm_fw_uefi_y5e166d-3.00_anyos_32-64 )

y5e166d-3.00

System x3550 M4 7914
(ibm_fw_uefi_d7e172d-3.10_anyos_32-64)

d7e172d-3.10

System x3630 M4 7158
System x3530 M4 7160
ibm_fw_uefi_bee172d-3.40_anyos_32-64)

bee172d-3.40

System x3650 M4 7915
System x3650 M4 HD 5460
(ibm_fw_uefi_vve168d-3.10_anyos_32-64)

vve168d-3.10

System x3650 M4 BD 5466
(ibm_fw_uefi_yoe134d-2.60_anyos_32-64)

yoe134d-2.60

System x3750 M4 8718/8722/8733/8752
(ibm_fw_uefi_koe168e-2.60_anyos_32-64)

koe168e-2.60

System x3850 x6 3837/3839
System x3950 x6 3839
(ibm_fw_uefi_a8e134e-2.00_anyos_32-64)

a8e134e-2.00

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

30 Jan 2020: Initial Publication

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Document Location

Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
30 January 2020

UID

ibm11285228