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Opal vulnerability in Intel/HPI/Lenovo/Dell drives.

Two security advisories from Intel on SSDs. Intel aside, a few OEMs are involved.

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Intel® SSD 540s, Intel® SSD Pro 5400s, Intel® SSD E 5400s, and Intel® SSD DC S3100 data corruption vulnerability

Intel ID: INTEL-SA-00079
Product family: Intel® Solid State Drive Consumer, Professional, Embedded, Data Center
Impact of vulnerability: Denial of Service
Severity rating: Moderate
Original release: Aug 08, 2017

A vulnerability was identified in the Intel® Solid-State Drive 540s Series, Intel® Solid State Drive Pro 5400s Series, Intel® Solid State Drive E 5400s Series and Intel® Solid State Drive DC S3100 Series leading to a potential data corruption issue. In the Intel® SSD 540s, Intel® Pro 5400s, Intel® E 5400s, and Intel® DC S3100 Series, a firmware issue in ATA locked and Opal activated drives may allow a physical attacker to cause data corruption or data loss leading to a denial of service condition. This issue applies only to systems with ATA locked and Opal activated drives.[…]

https://security-center.intel.com/advisory.aspx?intelid=INTEL-SA-00079&languageid=en-fr

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Intel® SSD Pro 6000p Series data corruption vulnerability

Intel ID: INTEL-SA-00078
Product family: Intel® Solid State Drive Professional
Impact of vulnerability: Denial of Service
Severity rating: Moderate
Original release: Aug 08, 2017

A vulnerability was identified in the Intel® Solid State Pro 6000p Series leading to a potential data corruption issue. Intel® SSD Pro 6000p Series contains a firmware issue in Opal activated drives which allows a physical attacker to cause data corruption or data loss leading to a denial of service condition. This issue applies only to systems with Opal activated drives.[…]

https://security-center.intel.com/advisory.aspx?intelid=INTEL-SA-00078&languageid=en-fr

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