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Intel Patches High-Severity Bugs In NUC [CVE-2019-11140]

CVE number – CVE-2019-11140

A potential security vulnerability in the system firmware for Intel NUC may allow escalation of privilege, denial of service and/or information disclosure. Intel is releasing firmware updates to mitigate this potential vulnerability.

The Intel NUC is a powerful 4×4-inch Mini PC with entertainment, gaming, and productivity features, including a customizable board that is ready to accept the memory, storage, and operating systems that you want. 

Affected ProductUpdated Firmware
Intel® NUC Kit NUC7i7DNxBIOS version 0066 or later
Intel® NUC Kit NUC7i5DNxBIOS version 0066 or later
Intel® NUC Kit NUC7i3DNxBIOS version 0066 or later
Intel® Compute Stick STK2MV64CCBIOS version 0060 or later
Intel® Compute Card CD1IV128MKBIOS version 0037 or later

Intel recommends that users update to the latest version (see above table).


Duncan is a technology professional with over 20 years experience of working in various IT roles. He has a interest in cyber security, and has a wide range of other skills in radio, electronics and telecommunications.

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