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Intel® September 2020 Security Vulnerability Update (CVE-2020-8578, INTEL-SA-00404)


Reference: Security vulnerabilities (CVE-2020-8578, INTEL-SA-00404)

Intel® Corporation (hereinafter Intel®) has reported that there is a vulnerability in "Intel® Management Engine Firmware". Intel is releasing firmware and software updates to mitigate these potential vulnerabilities. Please refer to the following solutions and take the appropriate action.


Vulnerability Summary:
Improper buffer restrictions in network subsystem in provisioned Intel® AMT and Intel® ISM versions before 11.8.79, 11.12.79, 11.22.79, 12.0.68 and 14.0.39 may allow an unauthenticated user to potentially enable escalation of privilege via network access. On un-provisioned systems, an authenticated user may potentially enable escalation of privilege via local access.


Details about the vulnerability:
For details, please see the following web pages.



Remediation:
Updates may consist of BIOS and Intel® ME FirmWare.


Affected Products:
Please check the model list for applicable updates.


Model Name BIOS Release Date1 Intel® Management Engine FirmWare Release Date1
LIFEBOOK E549
LIFEBOOK E559
TBD Late October 2020
LIFEBOOK T939 TBD Late October 2020
LIFEBOOK U729
LIFEBOOK U749
LIFEBOOK U759
TBD Late October 2020
LIFEBOOK U729X TBD Late October 2020
LIFEBOOK U939 TBD Late October 2020
LIFEBOOK U939X ALT TBD Late October 2020
LIFEBOOK U939X TBT TBD Late October 2020
STYLISTIC Q739 TBD Late October 2020
LIFEBOOK E548
LIFEBOOK E558
TBD Late October 2020
LIFEBOOK P728 TBD Late October 2020
LIFEBOOK T938 TBD Late October 2020
LIFEBOOK U728
LIFEBOOK U748
LIFEBOOK U758
TBD Late October 2020
LIFEBOOK U938 TBD Late October 2020
STYLISTIC Q738 TBD Late October 2020
LIFEBOOK E547 non-vPro
LIFEBOOK E557 non-vPro
TBD Late October 2020
LIFEBOOK E547 vPro
LIFEBOOK E557 vPro
TBD Late October 2020
LIFEBOOK P727 TBD Late October 2020
LIFEBOOK T937 TBD Late October 2020
LIFEBOOK U727
LIFEBOOK U747
LIFEBOOK U757
TBD Late October 2020
LIFEBOOK U727 6th Gen
LIFEBOOK U747 6th Gen
LIFEBOOK U757 6th Gen
TBD Late October 2020
LIFEBOOK U937 non-vPro TBD Late October 2020
LIFEBOOK U937 vPro TBD Late October 2020
STYLISTIC Q737 TBD Late October 2020
LIFEBOOK E546 non-vPro
LIFEBOOK E556 non-vPro
TBD Late October 2020
LIFEBOOK E546 vPro
LIFEBOOK E556 vPro
TBD Late October 2020
LIFEBOOK E736 non-vPro
LIFEBOOK E746 non-vPro
LIFEBOOK E756 non-vPro
TBD Late October 2020
LIFEBOOK E736 vPro
LIFEBOOK E746 vPro
LIFEBOOK E756 vPro
TBD Late October 2020
LIFEBOOK T726 TBD Late October 2020
LIFEBOOK T936 TBD Late October 2020
STYLISTIC Q616 TBD Late October 2020
STYLISTIC Q736 TBD Late October 2020
STYLISTIC R726 non-vPro TBD Late October 2020
STYLISTIC R726 vPro TBD Late October 2020
1 Dates are subject to change

* Please note that this information is subject to change without any prior notice.