DSA-2020-187: RSA NetWitness Logs & Network Security Advisory for the 2020.1 Intel Platform Updates (June 2020)

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Dell EMC Identifier:DSA-2020-187
CVE Identifier:CVE-2020-0528, CVE-2020-0529, CVE-2020-0545, CVE-2020-0586
Severity Rating:CVSSv3 Base Score: See NVD (http://nvd.nist.gov/) for individual scores for each CVE
Affected Products:RSA NetWitness Logs & Network, hardware appliance deployments only
Summary:Dell EMC Servers require a security update to address Intel vulnerabilities.

Updates are available to address the following security vulnerabilities.
Intel-SA-00322: 2020.1 IPU - BIOS Advisory

  • CVE-2020-0528, CVE-2020-0529

Intel-SA-00295: 2020.1 IPU - Intel® CSME, SPS, TXE, AMT and DAL Advisory

  • CVE-2020-0545, CVE-2020-0586

Customers should also review their OS vendor’s Security Advisory for information, to ensure appropriate vulnerability identification and patch/configuration measures to be used in conjunction with the updates provided by Dell for the most effective mitigation.
For more information about any of the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVEs) mentioned here, consult the National Vulnerability Database (NVD) at http://nvd.nist.gov/home.cfm. To search for a particular CVE, use the database’s search utility at http://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/search.


The following Dell EMC BIOS firmware contain resolutions to these vulnerabilities:

  • R740/R740xd/R640/R940/7920R Version 2.6.4

Customers can obtain the firmware upgrade instructions via the following link:

RSA recommends all customers upgrade at the earliest opportunity.
We encourage customers to review Intel’s Security Advisory for information, including appropriate identification and mitigation measures.

Severity Rating:For an explanation of Severity Ratings, refer to Dell’s Vulnerability Disclosure Policy. RSA recommends all customers take into account both the base score and any relevant temporal and environmental scores which may impact the potential severity associated with particular security vulnerability.
EOPS Policy:RSA has a defined End of Primary Support policy associated with all major versions. Please refer to the Product Version Life Cycle for additional details.
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