MSI pushes out motherboard BIOS updates to tackle recent security vulnerabilities

Posted by Ryan Rudd on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 7:11pm

MSI pushes out motherboard BIOS updates to tackle recent security vulnerabilities

MSI, one of the world leading motherboard developers, has been working swift on solutions ever since receiving a formal notice from Intel® stating that the current Intel® microcode version might be subject to recently identified security vulnerabilities.

To ensure any system powered by MSI Z370-series motherboards is operating securely, Intel® and MSI have been working around the clock to prepare updated microcode and release new BIOS updates, which are now available for download. More information from Intel® on the updated microcode can be found  here.

MSI strongly recommends its users to update their systems by downloading and applying the latest BIOS. It is recommended to review Intel’s Security Advisory, for more information, including appropriate identification and mitigation measures.

 

 

More information on the recently identified security vulnerabilities can be found at the Intel Security Center website.

Furthermore, MSI is preparing updates for its X299-series, 200-series, 100-series and X99-series motherboards. For these platforms, BIOS versions containing similar security patches are expected to be ready very soon. Keep an eye on the product pages to check for their availability.

MSI Z and X-series motherboards BIOS versions with updated security microcode

 

  

More information on the recently identified security vulnerabilities can be found at the   Intel Security Centerwebsite.

Furthermore, MSI is preparing updates for its X299-series, 200-series, 100-series and X99-series motherboards. For these platforms, BIOS versions containing similar security patches are expected to be ready very soon. Keep an eye on the product pages to check for their availability.

MSI Z and X-series motherboards BIOS versions with updated security microcode

    

 

*Download and install the latest BIOS using M-Flash to update affected models.
**Ensure to always download the latest BIOS from msi.com corresponding product pages.
***X299-series, 200-series, 100-series and X99-series BIOS updates available soon.