This package contains the Dell system BIOS update. BIOS is a firmware that is embedded on a small memory chip on the system board. It controls the keyboard, monitor, disk drives, and other devices. This update addresses the Intel Security Advisories INTEL-SA-00219, INTEL-SA-00220, INTEL-SA-00270, and INTEL-SA-00241. A security advisory is a statement when a product is impacted by a security vulnerability and a remedy is available.
Fixes & Enhancements
- Fixed the issue where the Ethernet disconnects when the system is connected to a dock.
- Firmware updates to address Intel security advisories INTEL-SA-00219 (CVE-2019-0117), INTEL-SA-00220 (CVE-2019-0123), and INTEL-SA-00270 (CVE-2019-11135)
- Firmware updates to address security advisory INTEL-SA-00241 (CVE-2019-0169, CVE-2019-11105, CVE-2019-11104, CVE-2019-11103, CVE-2019-11090, CVE-2019-0165, CVE-2019-0168, CVE-2019-11087, CVE-2019-11101, CVE-2019-11106, CVE-2019-11108, CVE-2019-11147, CVE-2019-11088, CVE-2019-0131, CVE-2019-0166, CVE-2019-11100, CVE-2019-11107, CVE-2019-11086, CVE-2019-11132, and CVE-2019-11131)
- Firmware updates to address Intel security advisories INTEL-SA-00240 (CVE-2019-0151) and INTEL-SA-00164 (CVE-2019-0184)
- Firmware updates to address Intel security advisories INTEL-SA-00220 (CVE-2019-0124), INTEL-SA-00260 (CVE-2019-0154), and INTEL-SA-00254 (CVE-2019-0185)
- Fixed a BIOS Setup configuration issue that occurs after clearing the CMOS.
- Fixed an issue with preboot TPM detection and error logging.
- Removed the IpSec driver and application.
- Added an enhancement to extend the BIOS password configuration measurements into the TPM.
- This update integrates the BIOSConnect feature into Dell SupportAssist OS Recovery. It connects the system to the Dell image server to download and recover the operating system.
- Updated the Embedded Controller Engine firmware.
- Modified battery algorithm to prolong lifespan and minimize risk of swelling.
- Enhanced the device protection for Windows 10 Security.
- Updated the Intel Management Engine firmware.
- Enhanced the High Dynamic Range (HDR) feature.