Multiple Intel NUC Firmware Multiple Security Vulnerabilities



Date Discovered

December 10, 2019


Multiple Intel NUC Firmware are prone to multiple unspecified security vulnerabilities. Attackers can leverage these issues to gain elevated privileges.

Technologies Affected

  • Intel Compute Card CD1IV128MK BIOS
  • Intel Compute Card CD1M3128MK BIOS
  • Intel Compute Card CD1P64GK BIOS
  • Intel Compute Stick STK2M3W64CC BIOS
  • Intel Compute Stick STK2MV64CC
  • Intel NUC 8 Home NUC8i3CYSM
  • Intel NUC 8 Mainstream Game Kit NUC8i5INH
  • Intel NUC 8 Mainstream Game Mini Computer NUC8i5INH
  • Intel NUC Board D34010WYB
  • Intel NUC Board DE3815TYBE
  • Intel NUC Kit NUC6CAYS
  • Intel NUC Kit NUC6i5SYH
  • Intel NUC Kit NUC6i7KYk BIOS
  • Intel NUC Kit NUC7CJYH
  • Intel NUC Kit NUC7i3DNHE
  • Intel NUC Kit NUC7i5DNKE
  • Intel NUC Kit NUC7i7DNKE
  • Intel NUC Kit NUC8i7BEK
  • Intel NUC Kit NUC8i7HNK BIOS


Permit local access for trusted individuals only. Where possible, use restricted environments and restricted shells.
Allow only trusted individuals to have user accounts and local access to the resources.

Updates are available. Please see the references or vendor advisory for more information.



Alexander Ermolov, and Dmitry Frolov

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