DSA-2020-197 RSA NetWitness Logs & Network security update for Dell EMC Server Platform Security Advisory for Intel Platform Updates (2019.2)

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Dell EMC Identifier:DSA-2019-197
CVE Identifier:CVE-2019-11090, CVE-2019-11109, CVE-2019-0124, CVE-2019-0151, CVE-2019-0123, CVE-2019-0152, CVE-2019-11136, CVE-2019-11137, CVE-2019-11135, CVE-2019-11139
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 vulnerabilities in Intel Server Platform Services, Software Guard Extensions, Trusted Execution Technology, UEFI BIOS, TSX and Voltage Modulation.

Updates are available to address the following security vulnerabilities.

Intel-SA-00241Intel CSME, Server Platform Services, Trusted Execution Engine, Intel Active Management Technology:

  • CVE-2019-11090, CVE-2019-11109

Intel-SA-00220Intel Trusted Execution Technology (TXT)

  • CVE-2019-0124, CVE-2019-0151

Intel-SA-00220Intel Software Guard Extensions (SGX)

  • CVE-2019-0123

Intel-SA-00240: Intel UEFI BIOS

  • CVE-2019-0152, CVE-2019-11136, CVE-2019-11137

Intel-SA-00270TSX Asynchronous Abort (TAA)

  • CVE-2019-11135

Intel-SA-00271Voltage Modulation

  • CVE-2019-11139

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 is a list of impacted products and expected release dates. Dell recommends all customers update at the earliest opportunity.

We encourage customers to review Intel’s Security Advisory for information, including appropriate identification and mitigation measures.

  • R640, R740, R740XD, R940, NX3240, NX3340 - 2.4.8

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

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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