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Intel SSD vulnerability

Intel Security Center reports a vulnerability in some Intel SSD drives. See the full announcement for model specifics.

Vulnerability impacting the Intel® Solid-State Drive 540s Series, Intel® Solid State Drive E 5400s Series and Intel® Solid State Drive DC S3100 Series drives

Intel ID:      INTEL-SA-00053
Product family:      Intel® Solid-State Drive Consumer, Embedded and Data Center
Impact of vulnerability:      Elevation of Privilege
Severity rating:      Moderate
Original release:      Jun 14, 2016

A vulnerability was identified in the Intel® Solid-State Drive 540s Series, Intel® Solid State Drive E 5400s Series and Intel® Solid State Drive DC S3100 Series leading to a potential data corruption issue. A vulnerability was identified in the Intel® Solid-State Drive 540s Series, Intel® Solid State Drive E 5400s Series and Intel® Solid State Drive DC S3100 Series leading to a potential data corruption issue. This may occur If the Intel® Solid-State Drive 540s Series, Intel® Solid State Drive E 5400s Series or Intel® Solid State Drive DC S3100 Series drives receive a read or write command during ATA security locked state. Intel has not received any reports of any Intel SSD products having experienced this issue. Intel strongly recommends that customers with the listed products download and apply the mitigated firmware version using the update source outlined above.

https://security-center.intel.com/advisory.aspx?intelid=INTEL-SA-00053&languageid=en-fr

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