Intel-SA-00233 Impact on Dell EMC Products



First published:  15 May 2019
Last updated:  10 Jul 2020


Issue Summary

On May 14, 2019, Intel shared information about a new group of vulnerabilities collectively called Microarchitectural Data Sampling (MDS). Dell is working closely with Intel to release security updates to address any vulnerabilities and help customers ensure the security of the data and systems. Dell EMC urge customers to review this article for impact on Dell EMC products.

For information on other Dell products, refer to: 

Intel Microarchitectural Data Sampling Vulnerabilities: Intel-SA-00233

CVE-2018-12126    CVE-2018-12127    CVE-2018-12130    CVE-2019-11091

Dell EMC is assessing impact across Storage and Data Protection. This article will be updated with the remediation status for any Dell EMC product that is impacted by these vulnerabilities.


Supported Versions




Remediated. Refer to DSA-2019-199 for more information.

Disk Library for Mainframe 8100/2100 (DLm)


Remediated. Refer to DSA-2019-101 for more information.

Disk Library for Mainframe 8500 (DLm)


Remediated. Refer to DSA-2019-110 for more information.

Integrated Data Protection Appliance (IDPA)

2.4, 2.3, 2.2, 2.1, and 2.0

Impacted. Remediation scheduled for December 2020.

Isilon OneFS


Remediated. Refer to DSA-2019-136 for more information.


RCM 6.0.x, 6.5.x, and 6.7.x



RCM 6.0.x, 6.5.x, and 6.7.x




Remediated. Refer to DSA-2019-104 for more information.



Remediated. Refer to DSA-2019-015 for more information.

Cloud Tiering Appliance (CTA)CTA, CTA-HA, CTA VE, CTA VE-HA versions,,, and Refer to DSA-2019-128 for more information.

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