Unsafe Opcodes exposed in Intel SPI based products
Intel ID: INTEL-SA-00087
Product family: Multiple Generations
Impact of vulnerability: Denial of Service
Severity rating: Important
Original release: Apr 03, 2018
Configuration of SPI Flash in platforms based on multiple Intel CPUs allows a local attacker to alter the behavior of the SPI Flash, potentially leading to a Denial of Service. This issue has been root-caused, and the mitigation has been validated and is available. Intel identified this issue internally. Issue is root-caused, and the mitigation is known and available. To Intel’s knowledge, the issue has not been seen externally. Intel recommends that users always check with their system manufacturer’s support sites to make sure they have the latest, security updates installed.