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DSA-2019-183: Dell EMC Server Platform Security Advisory for Intel December 2019 Security Advisories

Summary: Dell EMC Server Platform Security Advisory for Intel Platform Updates (December) to address multiple vulnerabilities which may be potentially exploited to compromise the system.

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Symptoms

DSA ID: DSA-2019-183

CVE Identifier: CVE-2019-11157, CVE-2019-14607

Severity: High

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

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

Details:  
Updates are available to address the following security vulnerabilities.


Intel-SA-00289: Voltage Settings Modification
  • CVE-2019-11157

Intel-SA-00317: Unexpected Page Fault in Virtualized Environment
  • CVE-2019-14607

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 http://nvd.nist.gov/home.cfm. To search for a particular CVE, use the database’s search utility at http://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/search.

Resolution:  
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 Updating Firmware using Dell Update Packages (DUP’s), 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.
 

SLN319712_en_US__1icon NOTE: All servers listed are impacted by CVE-2019-14607. The servers that are also impacted by CVE-2019-11157 are the servers with the three asterisks (***) listed.

 
Dell EMC Server Products Affected

Product

BIOS Update Version
(or greater)

Release Date/

Expected Release Date
(MM/DD/YYYY)

R640R740R740XDR940NX3240NX3340

2.4.8

12/2/19

XC740XDXC640XC940

 

 

R540R440T440XR2

2.4.8

12/2/19

R740XD2

2.4.8

12/2/19

R840R940xa

2.4.7

11/12/19

T640

2.4.7

11/12/19

C6420XC6420

2.4.8

12/2/19

FC640M640M640P

2.4.8

12/2/19

MX740C

2.4.8

12/2/19

MX840C

2.4.8

12/2/19

C4140

2.4.8

12/2/19

T140***, T340***, R240***, R340***, NX440***

2.2.3

Feb 2020

T40***

 

Feb 2020

DSS9600DSS9620DS9630

 

 

 

T130***, R230***, T330***, R330***, NX430***

 

Feb 2020

T30***

 

Feb 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 (https://www.dell.com/support/contents/category/contact-information). 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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Resolution

 

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Affected Product

Hyper-converged Systems, Datacenter Scalable Solutions, PowerEdge

Last Published Date

28 Jul 2022

Version

7

Article Type

Solution