Vulnerability impacting the Intel® Solid-State Drive 540s Series, Intel® Solid State Drive E 5400s Series and Intel® Solid State Drive DC S3100 Series drives

Intel ID:  INTEL-SA-00053
Product family:  Intel® Solid-State Drive Consumer, Embedded and Data Center
Impact of vulnerability Elevation of Privilege
Severity rating Moderate
Original release:  Jun 14, 2016
Last revised:  Aug 01, 2016
Summary: 

A vulnerability was identified in the Intel® Solid-State Drive 540s Series, Intel® Solid State Drive E 5400s Series and Intel® Solid State Drive DC S3100 Series leading to a potential data corruption issue.

Description: 

A vulnerability was identified in the Intel® Solid-State Drive 540s Series, Intel® Solid State Drive E 5400s Series and Intel® Solid State Drive DC S3100 Series leading to a potential data corruption issue. This may occur If the Intel® Solid-State Drive 540s Series, Intel® Solid State Drive E 5400s Series or Intel® Solid State Drive DC S3100 Series drives receive a read or write command during ATA security locked state.

Affected products: 

Product Name

Impacted FW Versions

Mitigated FW Versions

Update Source

Intel SSD 540s Series 2.5"

LSBG200

LSF031C or later

Note: Firmware Update Tool version 2.1.3 or higher is required to apply the mitigation

Intel SSD Firmware Update Tool
https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/18363/Intel-SSD-Firmware-Update-Tool?product=35125

Intel SSD 540s Series M.2

LSBG100

LSF031C or later

Intel SSD E 5400s Series 2.5"

LSMG200

LSF031E or later

Intel SSD E 5400s Series M.2

LSMG100

LSF031E or later

Intel SSD DC S3100 Series

LSDG200

LSF031D or later

 

 

Recommendations: 

Intel strongly recommends that customers with the listed products download and apply the mitigated firmware version using the update source outlined above.

Acknowledgements: 

Intel became aware of this issue during internal compatibility validation testing.

Revision history: 

Revision
Date
Description
1.0
14-June-2016
Initial Release
1.1 
21-July-2016 
Revised description 
1.2 
22-July-2016 
Revised update source section 
1.3 
01-August-2016 
Updated mitigated Firmware Versions to reference later releases 


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