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Old 16-04-18, 01:49
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Default Intel SPI Flash Flaw Lets Attackers Alter or Delete BIOS/UEFI Firmware

This report comes from Bleeping Computer:

Intel SPI Flash Flaw Lets Attackers Alter or Delete BIOS/UEFI Firmware
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Intel has addressed a vulnerability in the configuration of several CPU series that allow an attacker to alter the behavior of the chip's SPI Flash memory a mandatory component used during the boot-up process.

According to Lenovo, who recently deployed the Intel fixes, "the configuration of the system firmware device (SPI flash) could allow an attacker to block BIOS/UEFI updates, or to selectively erase or corrupt portions of the firmware."
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