Intel SA-00270 Intel Processor Vulnerability in NetApp Products

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Summary

Multiple NetApp products incorporate Intel chipsets and processors. Some Intel processors are vulnerable to a speculative execution attack via local access. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could lead to disclosure of sensitive information. Refer to the vendor advisory INTEL-SA-00270 for specific version details.

Impact

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could lead to disclosure of sensitive information via local access.

For virtualized deployments, NetApp recommends working with your hypervisor and cloud platform vendors to ensure that your NetApp product is running on a secure and patched platform. For Docker-based deployments, NetApp recommends working with your operating system and hardware vendors to ensure that your NetApp product is running on a secure and patched platform

FAS/AFF BIOS: Only the AFF-A400/FAS8300/FAS8700 platforms are affected.

Vulnerability Scoring Details

CVE Score Vector
CVE-2019-11135 6.5 (MEDIUM) CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N

Exploitation and Public Announcements

NetApp is not aware of public discussion regarding this vulnerability.

References

Affected Products

  • FAS/AFF BIOS

Products Not Affected

  • 7-Mode Transition Tool
  • AFF Baseboard Management Controller (BMC) - A700s
  • ATTO FibreBridge - 6500N
  • Active IQ Unified Manager for Linux
  • Active IQ Unified Manager for Microsoft Windows
  • Active IQ Unified Manager for VMware vSphere
  • Active IQ mobile app
  • Brocade Fabric Operating System Firmware
  • Brocade SAN Navigator (SANnav)
  • Cloud Manager
  • Cloud Volumes ONTAP Mediator
  • Clustered Data ONTAP
  • Clustered Data ONTAP Antivirus Connector
  • Data ONTAP operating in 7-Mode
  • E-Series SANtricity OS Controller Software 11.x
  • E-Series SANtricity Storage Manager
  • E-Series SANtricity Web Services (REST API) for Web Services Proxy
  • Element HealthTools
  • Element Plug-in for vCenter Server
  • FAS/AFF Baseboard Management Controller (BMC)
  • Host Utilities - SAN for Linux
  • Host Utilities - SAN for Windows
  • MetroCluster Tiebreaker for clustered Data ONTAP
  • NetApp Cloud Backup (formerly AltaVault)
  • NetApp Cloud Backup OST Plug-in (formerly AltaVault OST Plug-in)
  • NetApp Converged Systems Advisor Agent
  • NetApp E-Series Performance Analyzer
  • NetApp HCI Baseboard Management Controller (BMC) - H300S/H500S/H700S/H300E/H500E/H700E/H410S
  • NetApp HCI Compute Node (Bootstrap OS)
  • NetApp HCI Compute Node BIOS
  • NetApp HCI Storage Node BIOS
  • NetApp Manageability SDK
  • NetApp NFS Plug-in for VMware VAAI
  • NetApp SANtricity Cloud Connector
  • NetApp SANtricity SMI-S Provider
  • NetApp SMI-S Provider
  • NetApp SolidFire & HCI Management Node
  • NetApp SolidFire & HCI Storage Node (Element Software)
  • NetApp SolidFire Baseboard Management Controller (BMC)
  • NetApp SolidFire Plug-in for vRealize Orchestrator (SolidFire vRO)
  • NetApp SteelStore Cloud Integrated Storage
  • NetApp Storage Encryption
  • NetApp VASA Provider for Clustered Data ONTAP 9.6 and above
  • ONTAP Select Deploy administration utility
  • OnCommand API Services
  • OnCommand Insight
  • OnCommand Unified Manager Core Package
  • OnCommand Workflow Automation
  • Open Systems SnapVault Agent
  • SANtricity Unified Manager
  • SAS Firmware
  • Service Processor
  • Single Mailbox Recovery
  • Snap Creator Framework
  • SnapCenter
  • SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere
  • SnapDrive for Unix
  • SnapDrive for Windows
  • SnapManager for Exchange
  • SnapManager for Hyper-V
  • SnapManager for MS SQL
  • SnapManager for Oracle
  • SnapManager for SAP
  • SnapManager for Sharepoint
  • SolidFire Storage Replication Adapter
  • Storage Replication Adapter for Clustered Data ONTAP for VMware vSphere 9.6 and above
  • Storage Services Connector
  • StorageGRID (formerly StorageGRID Webscale)
  • StorageGRID Baseboard Management Controller (BMC)
  • StorageGRID9 (9.x and prior)
  • System Manager 9.x
  • Trident
  • Virtual Storage Console for VMware vSphere 9.6 and above

Software Versions and Fixes

NetApp's currently available patches are listed below.


Product First Fixed in Release
FAS/AFF BIOS https://mysupport.netapp.com/site/products/all/details/ontap9/downloads-tab/download/62286/9.7P1
https://mysupport.netapp.com/NOW/cgi-bin/fw

First fixed in BIOS version 16.1 under bug 1281231 and bundled into ONTAP version 9.7P1.

Workarounds

None at this time.

Obtaining Software Fixes

Software fixes will be made available through the NetApp Support website in the Software Download section.

https://mysupport.netapp.com/site/downloads/

Customers who do not have access to the Support website should contact Technical Support at the number below to obtain the patches.

Contact Information

Check http://mysupport.netapp.com for further updates.
For questions, contact NetApp at:

Technical Support
mysupport.netapp.com
1 888 4 NETAPP (1 888 463 8277) (U.S. and Canada)
+00 800 44 638277 (EMEA/Europe)
+800 800 80 800 (Asia/Pacific)

Status of This Notice

Final.

This advisory should be considered the single source of current, up-to-date, authorized and accurate information from NetApp.

This advisory is posted at the following link:
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/NTAP-20191113-0009

Revision History

Revision # Date Comments
1.0 20191113 Initial Public Release
2.0 20191114 Active IQ Unified Manager (formerly OnCommand Unified Manager) for VMware vSphere 9.5 and above, and Data ONTAP operating in 7-Mode moved to Products Not Affected
3.0 20191120 Clustered Data ONTAP moved to Products Not Affected
4.0 20191126 FAS/AFF System Firmware moved to Affected Products
5.0 20200401 FAS/AFF System Firmware added to Software Versions and Fixes
6.0 20200420 NetApp HCI Compute Node BIOS and NetApp HCI Storage Node BIOS moved to Products Not Affected
7.0 20200422 NetApp HCI Compute Node (Bootstrap OS), NetApp SolidFire & HCI Management Node and NetApp SolidFire & HCI Storage Node (Element Software) moved to Products Not Affected, Final status
8.0 20210408 Fix links updated and Impact details added for FAS/AFF BIOS

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