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DSA-2020-145: Dell EMC Server Platform Security Advisory for the 2020.1 Intel Platform Updates (June 2020)

Summary: DSA-2020-145: Dell EMC Server Platform Security Advisory for the 2020.1 Intel Platform Updates (June 2020) - CVE-2020-0528, CVE-2020-0529, CVE-2020-0545

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DSA ID: DSA-2020-145

CVE Identifier: CVE-2020-0528, CVE-2020-0529, CVE-2020-0545, CVE-2020-0586

Severity: Medium

Severity Rating: CVSSv3 Base Score: See NVD ( for individual scores for each CVE
Affected products:
Dell EMC Servers (see Resolution section below for complete list of affected products)

Dell EMC Servers require a security update to address Intel vulnerabilities. 

Updates are available to address the following security vulnerabilities.

Intel-SA-00322: 2020.1 IPU - BIOS Advisory

  • CVE-2020-0528, CVE-2020-0529

Intel-SA-00295: 2020.1 IPU - Intel® CSME, SPS, TXE, AMT and DAL Advisory

  • CVE-2020-0545, CVE-2020-0586

Customers should also review their OS vendor’s Security Advisory for information, to ensure appropriate vulnerability identification and patch/configuration measures to be used in conjunction with the updates provided by Dell for the most effective mitigation.

For more information about any of the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVEs) mentioned here, consult the National Vulnerability Database (NVD) at To search for a particular CVE, use the database’s search utility at

The following is a list of impacted products and expected release dates. Dell recommends all customers update at the earliest opportunity.

We encourage customers to review Intel’s Security Advisory for information, including appropriate identification and mitigation measures.
Please visit the Drivers and Downloads site for updates on the applicable products. Note, the following list of impacted products with released BIOS updates are linked. To learn more, visit the Dell Knowledge Base article DELL Update Package (DUP) , and download the update for your Dell computer.

Customers may use one of the Dell notification solutions to be notified and download driver, BIOS and firmware updates automatically once available.


Dell EMC Server Products Affected


BIOS Update Version (or greater)

Release Date / Expected Release Date

R640, R740, R740XD, R940, NX3240, NX3340 2.8.2 09/09/2020
XC740XD, XC640, XC940 To be provided upon release August 2020
R540, R440, T440, XR2 2.8.2 09/09/2020
R740XD2 2.8.2 09/09/2020
R840, R940XA 2.8.2 09/09/2020
T640 2.8.2 09/09/2020
C6420, XC6420 2.8.2 09/09/202009/09/2020
FC640, M640, M640P 09/09/2020
MX740C 09/09/2020
MX840C 2.8.2 09/09/2020
C4140 2.8.2 09/09/2020
T140, T340, R240, R340, NX440 2.3.5 07/14/2020
T130, T330, R230, R330, NX430 2.10.1 06/29/2020
DSS9600, DSS9620, DSS9630 2.6.3 04/15/2020

Legal Information
Read and use the information in this Dell EMC Security Advisory to assist in avoiding a situation that might arise from the problems described herein. If you have any questions regarding this advisory, contact Dell EMC Technical Support ( Dell EMC distributes Dell EMC Security Advisories, in order to bring to the attention of users of the affected Dell EMC products, important security information. Dell EMC recommends that all users determine the applicability of this information to their individual situations and take appropriate action. The information set forth herein is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind. Dell EMC disclaims all warranties, either express or implied, including the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement. In no event, shall Dell EMC or its suppliers, be liable for any damages whatsoever including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, loss of business profits or special damages, even if Dell EMC or its suppliers have been advised of the possibility of such damages. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, so the foregoing limitation may not apply.






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Affected Product
Hyper-converged Systems, VxRail, XC Series Appliances, Dell EMC Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct Ready Nodes, PowerFlex Appliance, NX Series, Dell EMC XC Series XC6420 Appliance, Dell EMC XC Core 6420 System, Dell EMC XC Series XC940 Appliance , Dell EMC XC Core XC940 System, Storage Spaces Direct R440 Ready Node, Storage Spaces Direct R740xd2 Ready node, OEMR R230, OEMR R240, OEMR R330, OEMR R340, OEMR R440, OEMR R540, OEMR R640, OEMR XL R640, OEMR R740, OEMR XL R740, OEMR R740xd, OEMR XL R740xd, OEMR R740xd2, OEMR R840, OEMR R940, OEMR R940xa, OEMR T130, OEMR T140, OEMR T330, OEMR T340, OEMR T440, OEMR T640, OEMR XL T640, OEMR XL R230, OEMR XL R240, OEMR XL R330, OEMR XL R340, PowerEdge FC640, PowerEdge M640, PowerEdge M640 (for PE VRTX), PowerEdge MX740C, PowerEdge MX840C, PowerEdge R540, PowerEdge R640, PowerEdge T340, PowerEdge T640, VxFlex Ready Node R740xd, Dell EMC vSAN C6420 Ready Node, Dell EMC vSAN R640 Ready Node, Dell EMC vSAN R740xd Ready Node, PowerFlex appliance R740XD, PowerFlex appliance R840 ...
Last Published Date

19 Feb 2024



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