Retina Customer Alert: Intel Firmware Vulnerability

Alejandro DaCosta, Product Manager, Retina CS
May 12th, 2017

You have likely heard about the recent Intel AMT vulnerability (CVE-2017-5689) that could potentially leave an organization open to botnets. On May 1st Intel announced a critical elevation of privilege vulnerability (Intel-SA-00075) affecting the Intel product family of Active Management Technology (AMT), Intel Standard Manageability (ISM), and Intel Small Business Technology firmware versions 6.x, 7.x, 8.x, 9.x, 10.x, 11.0, 11.5, and 11.6.

For customers, BeyondTrust added detection in Retina’s audit release 3268 shortly after Intel’s announcement. The following Retina audit was created to help you detect which systems in your environment are affected:

63596 – Intel (INTEL-SA-00075): Active Management Technology

For more information on how Retina Enterprise Vulnerability Management can help you reduce attack surfaces by delivering a large-scale, cross-platform vulnerability assessment and remediation, contact us today.

Alejandro DaCosta, Product Manager, Retina CS

As Product Manager, Alex DaCosta is responsible for designing the company’s Vulnerability Management solutions. Alex joined BeyondTrust via the company’s acquisition of eEye Digital Security, where he held senior positions as Security Engineer in both pre and post sales operations. As a Senior Security Engineer, Alex was responsible for the success of demonstrating, architecting and implementing the Company’s enterprise solutions. Alex graduated from California State University, Long Beach with a Bachelors of Science Degree in Management Information Systems.