As a sequel to my previous post RE: Error message at boot time, I ran the Intel-Sa-00086 detection tool for Linux. From the terminal:
[root@karibou SA00086_Linux]# python ./intel_sa00086.py
INTEL-SA-00086 Detection Tool
Copyright(C) 2017, Intel Corporation, All rights reserved
Application Version: 188.8.131.52
Scan date: 2018-01-06 00:56:16 GMT
*** Host Computer Information ***
Model: HP Pavilion Notebook
Processor Name: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-6200U CPU @ 2.30GHz
OS Version: (4.13.12-1)
*** Intel(R) ME Information ***
Engine: Intel(R) Management Engine
*** Risk Assessment ***
Based on the analysis performed by this tool: This system is vulnerable.
The detected version of the Intel(R) Management Engine firmware
is considered vulnerable for INTEL-SA-00086.
Contact your system manufacturer for support and remediation of this system.
For more information refer to the INTEL-SA-00086 Detection Tool Guide or the
Intel Security Advisory Intel-SA-00086 at the following link:
Looking forward to the upcoming kernel upgrade. Thanks for your consideration.