Intel® NUC BIOS SW SMI Call-Out
Intel ID: INTEL-SA-00110
Product family: Intel® NUC Kits
Impact of vulnerability: Elevation of Privilege
Severity rating: Important
Original release: Apr 17, 2018
Last revised: Apr 17, 2018
This update will improve the security of system firmware for the below listed Intel NUC models. Intel has identified a potential vulnerability in Intel NUC kits with insufficient input validation in system firmware that potentially allows a local attacker to elevate privileges to System Management Mode (SMM). Intel highly recommends that users update to the latest firmware version (see table above).
Intel would like to thank Embedi for reporting this issue and working with us on coordinated disclosure.