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Lenovo: Intel AMT MEBx Access Control Bypass

Intel Active Management Technology MEBx Access Control Bypass
2018-02-08
Initial Release

Scope of Impact: Industry-wide
Lenovo Security Advisory: LEN-19568

Potential Impact: Remote access and control
Severity: Critical

Intel has issued an advisory for Intel vPro Active Management Technology (AMT) to all system manufacturers. The Intel AMT default configuration has weak security around the Management Engine BIOS Extension (MEBx) password.[…]

ThinkPad – Updates coming soon
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https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/solutions/LEN-19568

https://sintonen.fi/advisories/intel-active-management-technology-mebx-bypass.txt

https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/support/articles/000020917/software/manageability-products.html

https://www.intel.com/content/dam/support/us/en/documents/technologies/Intel_AMT_Security_Best_Practices_QA.pdf

http://thinkdeploy.blogspot.com/2016/08/the-think-bios-config-tool.html

 

 

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