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Intel 2024.1 IPU - BIOS March 2024 Security Updates

Intel has informed HP of potential security vulnerabilities identified in some Intel® Processors and/or BIOS Firmware for some Intel® Processors which may allow escalation of privilege, denial of service, or information disclosure. Intel is releasing firmware updates to mitigate this potential vulnerability.



HP Reference

HPSBHF03925 Rev. 3

Release date

March 13, 2024

Last updated

June 17, 2024



Potential Security Impact

Escalation of Privilege, Denial of Service, Information Disclosure

Relevant Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) List

Reported by: Intel

List of CVE IDs


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Learn more about CVSS 3.0 base metrics, which range from 0 to 10.



Intel has released updates to mitigate the potential vulnerabilities. HP has identified affected platforms and corresponding SoftPaqs with minimum versions that mitigate the potential vulnerabilities. See the affected platforms listed below.

Newer versions might become available and the minimum versions listed below might become obsolete. If a SoftPaq Link becomes invalid, check the HP Customer Support - Software and Driver Downloads site to obtain the latest update for your product model.

HP recommends keeping your system up to date with the latest firmware and software.


This bulletin might be updated when new information and/or SoftPaqs are available.

SoftPaqs and affected products

Find the SoftPaq that resolves the vulnerability of your system.

SoftPaq Status

  • Pending: SoftPaq is in progress.

  • Under investigation: System under investigation for impact, or the SoftPaq is under investigation for feasibility/availability.

  • Not available: SoftPaq not available due to technical or logistical constraints.

  • Check Support Page: The listed SoftPaq has been removed from the download site. SoftPaqs with newer versions may be available on the HP Customer Support - Software and Driver Downloads site.

Revision history

This document has been revised according to the information below.

List of versions





Updated Softpaq information for Business Desktops. Updated product list for Thin Clients. Added product lists for Consumer Notebooks and Consumer Desktops.

June 17, 2024


Updated Softpaq information for Business Notebooks and Business Desktops. Added product list for Desktop Workstations.

April 10, 2024


Initial Release

March 13, 2024

Additional information

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Third-party security patches

Third party security patches that are to be installed on systems running HP software products should be applied in accordance with the customer's patch management policy.


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Legal information

System management and security procedures must be reviewed frequently to maintain system integrity. HP is continually reviewing and enhancing the security features of software products to provide customers with current secure solutions.

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