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HP Aug 2020 BIOS Refresh (for 2019 Notebook PCs)

Release date : 26-Aug-2020

Last updated : 26-Aug-2020

DETAILS OF CHANGE
HP EliteBook 850/840/830 G6, 840 G6 Healthcare Edition Notebook PC, HP ZBook 14u/15u G6 Mobile Workstation System BIOS has the following enhancements added
  • Enhancement to address security vulnerabilities CVE-2020-0543, CVE-2020-0548, CVE-2020-0549.
  • Enhancement to address security vulnerabilities CVE-2020-8672.
  • Enhancement to address security vulnerabilities CVE-2020-8758.
  • Fixes an issue where WWAN intermittently cannot work normally.
  • Fixes an issue where keyboard does not work properly on Bitlocker recovery screen.
  • Adds a feature "Wake on LAN Power-on Password Policy" in F10 setup interface.
  • Adds a feature "Allow User to Modify Power-on Password" in F10 setup interface.
  • Fixes an issue where message of Physical Presence Interface displays incomplete when changed to a non-English language.
  • Fixes an issue where system unexpectedly hangs when an EFI folder is created in Recovery partition.
  • Fixes an issue where Physical Presence Interface cannot set to disable when changed to a non-English language in F10 setup interface.
  • Fixes an issue where original boot entry is deleted while third-party encryption software creates their own boot entry.
  • Fixes an issue where Automatic DriveLock option is enabled and greyed out after the BIOS Administrator Password is removed.
  • Fixes an issue where system does not boot to OS directly when choosing "Postpone this BIOS until the next Reboot" option at scheduled BIOS update via F10 setup interface.
  • Fixes an issue where storage devices string shows incompletely in F10 setup interface.
  • Fixes an issue where NETWORK IPV4:EXPANSION:1 is not persistent in boot order when plugging/unplugging an RJ-45 LAN dongle.
  • Fixes an issue where system boots to black screen with Thunderbolt dock connected.
HP EliteBook x360 830 G6 System BIOS has the following enhancements added:
  • Enhancement to address security vulnerabilities CVE-2020-0543, CVE-2020-0548, CVE-2020-0549.
  • Enhancement to address security vulnerabilities CVE-2020-8672.
  • Enhancement to address security vulnerabilities CVE-2020-8758.
  • Fixes an issue where WWAN intermittently cannot work normally.
  • Fixes an issue where keyboard does not work properly on Bitlocker recovery screen.
  • Adds a feature "Wake on LAN Power-on Password Policy" in F10 setup interface.
  • Adds a feature "Allow User to Modify Power-on Password" in F10 setup interface.
  • Fixes an issue where message of Physical Presence Interface displays incomplete when changed to a non-English language.
  • Fixes an issue where system unexpectedly hangs when a EFI folder is created in Recovery partition.
  • Fixes an issue where Physical Presence Interface cannot set to disable when changed to a non-English language in F10 setup interface.
  • Fixes an issue where original boot entry is deleted while third-party encryption software creates their own boot entry.
  • Fixes an issue where Automatic DriveLock option is enabled and greyed out after the BIOS Administrator Password is removed.
  • Fixes an issue where system does not boot to OS directly when choosing "Postpone this BIOS until the next Reboot" option at scheduled BIOS update via F10 setup interface.
  • Fixes an issue where storage devices string shows incompletely in F10 setup interface.
  • Fixes an issue where system boots to black screen with Thunderbolt dock connected.
HP ZHAN X 13 G2 System BIOS has the following enhancements added:
  • Enhancement to address security vulnerabilities CVE-2020-0543, CVE-2020-0548, CVE-2020-0549.
  • Enhancement to address security vulnerabilities CVE-2020-8672.
  • Enhancement to address security vulnerabilities CVE-2020-8758.
  • Fixes an issue where WWAN intermittently cannot work normally.
  • Fixes an issue where keyboard does not work properly on Bitlocker recovery screen.
  • Adds a feature "Wake on LAN Power-on Password Policy" in F10 setup interface.
  • Adds a feature "Allow User to Modify Power-on Password" in F10 setup interface.
  • Fixes an issue where message of Physical Presence Interface displays incomplete when changed to a non-English language.
  • Fixes an issue where system unexpectedly hangs when an EFI folder is created in Recovery partition.
  • Fixes an issue where Physical Presence Interface cannot set to disable when changed to a non-English language in F10 setup interface.
  • Fixes an issue where original boot entry is deleted while third-party encryption software creates their own boot entry.
  • Fixes an issue where Automatic DriveLock option is enabled and greyed out after the BIOS Administrator Password is removed.
  • Fixes an issue where system does not boot to OS directly when choosing "Postpone this BIOS until the next Reboot" option at scheduled BIOS update via F10 setup interface.
  • Fixes an issue where storage devices string shows incompletely in F10 setup interface.
  • Fixes an issue where system boots to black screen with Thunderbolt dock connected.
HP ProBook 650/640 G5 System BIOS has the following enhancements added:
  • Enhancement to address security vulnerabilities CVE-2020-0543, CVE-2020-0548, CVE-2020-0549.
  • Enhancement to address security vulnerabilities CVE-2020-8672.
  • Enhancement to address security vulnerabilities CVE-2020-8758.
  • Fixes an issue where WWAN intermittently cannot work normally.
  • Fixes an issue where keyboard does not work properly on Bitlocker recovery screen.
  • Adds a feature "Wake on LAN Power-on Password Policy" in F10 setup interface.
  • Adds a feature "Allow User to Modify Power-on Password" in F10 setup interface.
  • Fixes an issue where message of Physical Presence Interface displays incomplete when changed to a non-English language.
  • Fixes an issue where system unexpectedly hangs when an EFI folder is created in Recovery partition.
  • Fixes an issue where Physical Presence Interface cannot set to disable when changed to a non-English language in F10 setup interface.
  • Fixes an issue where original boot entry is deleted while third-party encryption software creates their own boot entry.
  • Fixes an issue where Automatic DriveLock option is enabled and greyed out after the BIOS Administrator Password is removed.
  • Fixes an issue where system does not boot to OS directly when choosing "Postpone this BIOS until the next Reboot" option at scheduled BIOS update via F10 setup interface.
  • Fixes an issue where storage devices string shows incompletely in F10 setup interface.
  • Fixes an issue where NETWORK IPV4:EXPANSION:1 is not persistent in boot order when plugging/unplugging an RJ-45 LAN dongle.
  • Fixes an issue where system boots to black screen with Thunderbolt dock connected.
HP EliteBook x360 1040 G6 System BIOS has the following enhancements added:
  • Enhancement to address security vulnerabilities CVE-2020-0543, CVE-2020-0548, CVE-2020-0549.
  • Enhancement to address security vulnerabilities CVE-2020-8672.
  • Enhancement to address security vulnerabilities CVE-2020-8758.
  • Fixes an issue where WWAN intermittently cannot work normally.
  • Fixes an issue where keyboard does not work properly on Bitlocker recovery screen.
  • Adds a feature "Wake on LAN Power-on Password Policy" in F10 setup interface.
  • Adds a feature "Allow User to Modify Power-on Password" in F10 setup interface.
  • Fixes an issue where message of Physical Presence Interface displays incomplete when changed to a non-English language.
  • Fixes an issue where system unexpectedly hangs when an EFI folder is created in Recovery partition.
  • Fixes an issue where Physical Presence Interface cannot set to disable when changed to a non-English language in F10 setup interface.
  • Fixes an issue where original boot entry is deleted while third-party encryption software creates their own boot entry.
  • Fixes an issue where Automatic DriveLock option is enabled and greyed out after the BIOS Administrator Password is removed.
  • Fixes an issue where system does not boot to OS directly when choosing "Postpone this BIOS until the next Reboot" option at scheduled BIOS update via F10 setup interface.
  • Fixes an issue where storage devices string shows incompletely in F10 setup interface.
  • Fixes an issue where system boots to black screen with Thunderbolt dock connected.
HP EliteBook x360 1030 G4 System BIOS has the following enhancements added:
  • Enhancement to address security vulnerabilities CVE-2020-0543, CVE-2020-0548, CVE-2020-0549.
  • Enhancement to address security vulnerabilities CVE-2020-8672.
  • Enhancement to address security vulnerabilities CVE-2020-8758.
  • Fixes an issue where WWAN intermittently cannot work normally.
  • Fixes an issue where keyboard does not work properly on Bitlocker recovery screen.
  • Adds a feature "Wake on LAN Power-on Password Policy" in F10 setup interface.
  • Adds a feature "Allow User to Modify Power-on Password" in F10 setup interface.
  • Fixes an issue where message of Physical Presence Interface displays incomplete when changed to a non-English language.
  • Fixes an issue where system unexpectedly hangs when an EFI folder is created in Recovery partition.
  • Fixes an issue where Physical Presence Interface cannot set to disable when changed to a non-English language in F10 setup interface.
  • Fixes an issue where original boot entry is deleted while third-party encryption software creates their own boot entry.
  • Fixes an issue where Automatic DriveLock option is enabled and greyed out after the BIOS Administrator Password is removed.
  • Fixes an issue where system does not boot to OS directly when choosing "Postpone this BIOS until the next Reboot" option at scheduled BIOS update via F10 setup interface.
  • Fixes an issue where storage devices string shows incompletely in F10 setup interface.
  • Fixes an issue where system boots to black screen with Thunderbolt dock connected.
HP Elite Dragonfly System BIOS has the following enhancements added:
  • Enhancement to address security vulnerabilities CVE-2020-0543, CVE-2020-0548, CVE-2020-0549.
  • Enhancement to address security vulnerabilities CVE-2020-8672.
  • Enhancement to address security vulnerabilities CVE-2020-8758.
  • Fixes an issue where WWAN intermittently cannot work normally.
  • Fixes an issue where keyboard does not work properly on Bitlocker recovery screen.
  • Adds a feature "Wake on LAN Power-on Password Policy" in F10 setup interface.
  • Adds a feature "Allow User to Modify Power-on Password" in F10 setup interface.
  • Fixes an issue where message of Physical Presence Interface displays incomplete when changed to a non-English language.
  • Fixes an issue where system unexpectedly hangs when an EFI folder is created in Recovery partition.
  • Fixes an issue where Physical Presence Interface cannot set to disable when changed to a non-English language in F10 setup interface.
  • Fixes an issue where original boot entry is deleted while third-party encryption software creates their own boot entry.
  • Fixes an issue where Automatic DriveLock option is enabled and greyed out after the BIOS Administrator Password is removed.
  • Fixes an issue where system does not boot to OS directly when choosing "Postpone this BIOS until the next Reboot" option at scheduled BIOS update via F10 setup interface.
  • Fixes an issue where storage devices string shows incompletely in F10 setup interface.
  • Adds support camera update feature.
  • Fixes an issue where system boots to black screen with Thunderbolt dock connected.
HP Elite x2 G4 System BIOS has the following enhancements added:
  • Enhancement to address security vulnerabilities CVE-2020-0543, CVE-2020-0548, CVE-2020-0549.
  • Enhancement to address security vulnerabilities CVE-2020-8672.
  • Enhancement to address security vulnerabilities CVE-2020-8758.
  • Fixes an issue where WWAN intermittently cannot work normally.
  • Fixes an issue where icon previews in windows disappeared no longer appear.
  • Fixes an issue where keyboard does not work properly on Bitlocker recovery screen.
  • Adds a feature "Wake on LAN Power-on Password Policy" in F10 setup interface.
  • Adds a feature "Allow User to Modify Power-on Password" in F10 setup interface.
  • Fixes an issue where message of Physical Presence Interface displays incomplete when changed to a non-English language.
  • Fixes an issue where system unexpectedly hangs when an EFI folder is created in Recovery partition.
  • Fixes an issue where Physical Presence Interface cannot set to disable when changed to a non-English language in F10 setup interface.
  • Fixes an issue where original boot entry is deleted while third-party encryption software creates their own boot entry.
  • Fixes an issue where Automatic DriveLock option is enabled and greyed out after the BIOS Administrator Password is removed.
  • Fixes an issue where system does not boot to OS directly when choosing "Postpone this BIOS until the next Reboot" option at scheduled BIOS update via F10 setup interface.
  • Fixes an issue where storage devices string shows incompletely in F10 setup interface.
  • Fixes an issue where system boots to black screen with Thunderbolt dock connected.
HP ZBook 17/15 G6 Mobile Workstation System BIOS has the following enhancements added:
  • Enhancement to address security vulnerabilities CVE-2020-0543, CVE-2020-0548, CVE-2020-0549.
  • Enhancement to address security vulnerabilities CVE-2020-8672.
  • Enhancement to address security vulnerabilities CVE-2020-8758.
  • Fixes an issue where WWAN intermittently cannot work normally.
  • Adds a feature "Wake on LAN Power-on Password Policy" in F10 setup interface.
  • Adds a feature "Allow User to Modify Power-on Password" in F10 setup interface.
  • Fixes an issue where message of Physical Presence Interface displays incomplete when changed to a non-English language.
  • Fixes an issue where system unexpectedly hangs when an EFI folder is created in Recovery partition.
  • Fixes an issue where Physical Presence Interface cannot set to disable when changed to a non-English language in F10 setup interface.
  • Fixes an issue where original boot entry is deleted while third-party encryption software creates their own boot entry.
  • Fixes an issue where Automatic DriveLock option is enabled and greyed out after the BIOS Administrator Password is removed.
  • Fixes an issue where system does not boot to OS directly when choosing "Postpone this BIOS until the next Reboot" option at scheduled BIOS update via F10 setup interface.
  • Fixes an issue where storage devices string shows incompletely in F10 setup interface.
  • Fixes an issue where NETWORK IPV4:EXPANSION:1 is not persistent in boot order when plugging/unplugging an RJ-45 LAN dongle.
HP EliteBook 745/735 G6 System BIOS has the following enhancements added:
  • Enhancement to address security vulnerabilities CVE-2020-8672.
  • Enhancement to address security vulnerabilities CVE-2020-12890.
  • Adds a feature "Wake on LAN Power-on Password Policy" in F10 setup interface.
  • Adds a feature "Allow User to Modify Power-on Password" in F10 setup interface.
  • Fixes an issue where message of Physical Presence Interface displays incomplete when changed to a non-English language.
  • Fixes an issue where system unexpectedly hangs when an EFI folder is created in Recovery partition.
  • Fixes an issue where Physical Presence Interface cannot set to disable when changed to a non-English language in F10 setup interface.
  • Fixes an issue where original boot entry is deleted while third-party encryption software creates their own boot entry.
  • Fixes an issue where Automatic DriveLock option is enabled and greyed out after the BIOS Administrator Password is removed.
  • Fixes an issue where system does not boot to OS directly when choosing "Postpone this BIOS until the next Reboot" option at scheduled BIOS update via F10 setup interface.
  • Fixes an issue where storage devices string shows incompletely in F10 setup interface.
  • Updates AMD Picasso Agesa reference code to 1.0.0.B.
  • Fixes an issue where Video Memory setting was not applied by BCU unless Entering F10 and Saving.
Effective Date: 2020-09-11
HP mt45 Mobile Thin Client System BIOS has the following enhancements added:
  • Enhancement to address security vulnerabilities CVE-2020-8672.
  • Enhancement to address security vulnerabilities CVE-2020-12890.
  • Adds a feature "Wake on LAN Power-on Password Policy" in F10 setup interface.
  • Adds a feature "Allow User to Modify Power-on Password" in F10 setup interface.
  • Fixes an issue where message of Physical Presence Interface displays incomplete when changed to a Non-English language.
  • Fixes an issue where system unexpectedly hangs up when a EFI folder is created in Recovery partition.
  • Fixes an issue where Physical Presence Interface cannot set to disable when changed to a non-English language in F10 setup interface.
  • Fixes an issue where original boot entry is deleted while third-party encryption software creates their own boot entry.
  • Fixes an issue where Automatic DriveLock option is enabled and greyed out after the BIOS Administrator Password is removed.
  • Fixes an issue where system does not boot to OS directly when choosing "Postpone this BIOS until the next Reboot" option at scheduled BIOS update via F10 setup interface.
  • Fixes an issue where storage devices string shows incompletely in F10 setup interface.
  • Updates AMD Picasso Agesa code to 1.0.0.B.
  • Fixes an issue where Video Memory setting was not applied by BCU unless Entering F10 and Saving.
Effective Date: 2020-09-11
HP ProBook 450/440/430 G7 System BIOS has the following enhancements added:
  • Enhancement to address security vulnerabilities CVE-2020-0543, CVE-2020-0548, CVE-2020-0549.
  • Enhancement to address security vulnerabilities CVE-2020-8758.
  • Enhancement to address security vulnerabilities CVE-2020-8672.
  • Updates Intel reference code to 9.0.31.5.
  • Adds a feature to enable pre-boot DMA protection for PCIe slot/expansion.
  • Adds a feature "Wake on LAN Power-on Password Policy" in F10 setup interface.
  • Adds a feature "Allow User to Modify Power-on Password" in F10 setup interface.
  • Fixes an issue where message of Physical Presence Interface displays incomplete when changed to a non-English language.
  • Fixes an issue where system unexpectedly hangs when an EFI folder is created in Recovery partition.
  • Fixes an issue where Physical Presence Interface cannot set to disable when changed to a non-English language in F10 setup interface.
  • Fixes an issue where original boot entry is deleted while third-party encryption software creates their own boot entry.
  • Fixes an issue where Automatic DriveLock option is enabled and greyed out after the BIOS Administrator Password is removed.
  • Fixes an issue where system does not boot to OS directly when choosing "Postpone this BIOS until the next Reboot" option at scheduled BIOS update via F10 setup interface.
  • Fixes an issue where storage devices string shows incompletely in F10 setup interface.
HP ZHAN 66 Pro 15/14 G3 System BIOS has the following enhancements added:
  • Enhancement to address security vulnerabilities CVE-2020-0543, CVE-2020-0548, CVE-2020-0549.
  • Enhancement to address security vulnerabilities CVE-2020-8758.
  • Enhancement to address security vulnerabilities CVE-2020-8672.
  • Updates Intel reference code to 9.0.31.5.
  • Adds a feature to enable pre-boot DMA protection for PCIe slot/expansion.
  • Adds a feature "Wake on LAN Power-on Password Policy" in F10 setup interface.
  • Adds a feature "Allow User to Modify Power-on Password" in F10 setup interface.
  • Fixes an issue where Physical Presence Interface cannot set to disable when changed to a non-English language in F10 setup interface.
  • Fixes an issue where original boot entry is deleted while third-party encryption software creates their own boot entry.
  • Fixes an issue where Automatic DriveLock option is enabled and greyed out after the BIOS Administrator Password is removed.
  • Fixes an issue where system does not boot to OS directly when choosing "Postpone this BIOS until the next Reboot" option at scheduled BIOS update via F10 setup interface.
  • Fixes an issue where storage devices string shows incompletely in F10 setup interface.

COMPONENT VERSION
  • HP EliteBook 850/840/830 G6, 840 G6 Healthcare Edition Notebook PC, HP ZBook 14u/15u G6 Mobile Workstation System BIOS 01.06.00
  • HP EliteBook x360 830 G6 System BIOS 01.06.00
  • HP ZHAN X 13 G2 System BIOS 01.06.00
  • HP ProBook 650/640 G5 System BIOS 01.06.00
  • HP EliteBook x360 1040 G6 System BIOS 01.06.00
  • HP EliteBook x360 1030 G4 System BIOS 01.06.00
  • HP Elite Dragonfly System BIOS 01.06.00
  • HP Elite x2 G4 System BIOS 01.06.00
  • HP ZBook 17/15 G6 Mobile Workstation System BIOS 01.06.00
  • HP EliteBook 745/735 G6 System BIOS 01.06.00
  • HP mt45 Mobile Thin Client System BIOS 01.06.00
  • HP ProBook 450/440/430 G7 System BIOS 01.06.00
  • HP ZHAN 66 Pro 15/14 G3 System BIOS 01.06.00
REASON FOR CHANGE
Regular quarterly release
IMPACT OF CHANGE
No impact of change.
Components affected:
System BIOS

DATE OF CHANGE

Effective date : 26-Aug-2020

Hardware platforms affected : HP Elite Dragonfly Notebook PC, HP Elite x2 G4 Tablet, HP EliteBook 735 G6 Notebook PC, HP EliteBook 745 G6 Notebook PC, HP EliteBook 830 G6 Notebook PC, HP EliteBook 840 G6 Healthcare Edition Notebook PC, HP EliteBook 840 G6 Notebook PC, HP EliteBook 850 G6 Notebook PC, HP EliteBook x360 1030 G4 Notebook PC, HP EliteBook x360 1040 G6 Notebook PC, HP EliteBook x360 830 G6 Notebook PC, HP ProBook 430 G7 Notebook PC, HP ProBook 440 G7 Notebook PC, HP ProBook 450 G7 Notebook PC, HP ProBook 640 G5 Notebook PC, HP ProBook 650 G5 Notebook PC, HP ZBook 14u G6 Mobile Workstation, HP ZBook 15 G6 Mobile Workstation, HP ZBook 15u G6 Mobile Workstation, HP ZBook 17 G6 Mobile Workstation, HP ZHAN 66 Pro 14 G3 Notebook PC, HP ZHAN 66 Pro 15 G3 Notebook PC, HP ZHAN X 13 G2 Notebook PC, HP mt45 Mobile Thin Client

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