Critical Intel Flaw Afflicts Several Motherboards, Server Systems, Compute Modules

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Intel is warning of a rare critical-severity vulnerability affecting several of its motherboards, server systems and compute modules. The flaw could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to achieve escalated privileges. The recently patched flaw ( CVE-2020-8708 ) ranks 9.6 out of 10 on the CVSS scale, making it critical.