Intel Xeon Scalable Processors Denial Of Service Vulnerability


Insufficient access control in silicon reference firmware for Intel(R) Xeon(R) Scalable Processor, Intel(R) Xeon(R) Processor D Family may allow a privileged user to potentially enable escalation of privilege and/or denial of service via local access.


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Intel Xeon Scalable Processors is prone to a denial of service (DoS) vulnerability.This allow a remote attacker to cause a denial of service (DoS) condition due to high consumption of system resources via certain vulnerable vectors.

Vulnerable Systems:

  • Intel Xeon Scalable Processors
  • Intel Xeon D Processor
  • Intel Pentium Silver Processor Series
  • Intel Pentium Processor N Series
  • Intel Pentium Processor J Series
  • Intel Compute Module
  • Intel Celeron Processor N Series
  • Intel Celeron Processor J Series
  • Intel Atom Processor E3900 Series
  • Intel Atom Processor A Series

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Publish Date:05/17/2019