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Update vulnerable firmware and remove vulnerable software as documented in Intel Security Advisory INTEL-SA-00075

New: Lenovo Firmware Updates for the May 2017 Intel AMT Vulnerability

Lenovo Firmware Updates for the May 2017 Intel AMT Vulnerability
Update vulnerable firmware and remove vulnerable software as documented in Intel Security Advisory INTEL-SA-00075

  • Assess the system’s vulnerability
  • Abort the mitigation steps if the system is not vulnerable
  • Run the Intel Unprovisioning Tool
  • Remove the Local Manageability Service (LMS), if installed
  • Check hardware compatibility for firmware updates
  • Suppress the BitLocker recovery prompt during the next reboot, only on BitLocker protected systems
    • The BitLocker recovery prompt is often triggered by BIOS and firmware updates
  • Choose the installer based on the system model and OS architecture
  • Choose the firmware image based on the existing Management Engine power package
  • Install the Intel MEI firmware
  • Prompt to restart the computer, only in interactive mode

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