ASUS Motherboards Statement on Intel ME/TXE Advisory

    ASUS is aware of the Intel® ME/TXE Elevation of Privileges vulnerabilities. We are diligently working to update the affected platforms. We recommend customers update their systems to the latest Intel Management Engine Firmware by downloading the patched releases as they become available. We encourage customers to review Intel’s Security Advisory for information, including appropriate identification and mitigation measures.

    Impact Scope:

    Systems using ME firmware versions 11.0/11.5/11.6/11.7/11.10/11.20, SPS Firmware version 4.0, and TXE version 3.0 are impacted. These firmware versions may be found on certain 6th, 7th, & 8th Generation Intel® Core™ Processor Family, Intel® Xeon® Processor E3-1200 v5 & v6 Product Family, Intel® Xeon® Processor Scalable Family, Intel® Xeon® Processor W Family, Intel® Atom® C3000 Processor Family, Apollo Lake Intel® Atom Processor E3900 series, Apollo Lake Intel® Pentium™ and Celeron™ N and J series Processors.
    For additional information, please visit the Intel Security Center.

    Resolution:

    • Step 1: Check below to see if your motherboard has been impacted.
    • Step 2: Download and install the latest firmware update.
    Chipset
    Model Name
    Update by ME Tool
    Update by BIOS
    Z170
    Z170-PREMIUM
    V
     
    Z170-DELUXE
    V
     
    Z170-PRO
    V
     
    Z170-A
    V
     
    Z170-AR
    V
     
    Z170-E
    V
     
    Z170-K
    V
     
    Z170-P
    V
     
    Z170M-PLUS
    V
     
    Z170M-PLUS/BR
    V
     
    Z170-P D3
    V
     
    Z170M-E D3
    V
     
    SABERTOOTH Z170 MARK 1
    V
     
    SABERTOOTH Z170 S
    V
     
    ROG MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME  
    3601
    ROG MAXIMUS VIII RANGER
    V
     
    ROG MAXIMUS VIII FORMULA
    V
     
    ROG MAXIMUS VIII HERO
    V
     
    ROG MAXIMUS VIII HERO ALPHA
    V
     
    ROG MAXIMUS VIII GENE
    V
     
    ROG MAXIMUS VIII IMPACT
    V
     
    Z170I PRO GAMING
    V
     
    Z170 PRO GAMING
    V
     
    Z170 PRO GAMING/AURA
    V
     
    B150
    B150 PRO GAMING
    V
     
    B150 PRO GAMING/AURA
    V
     
    B150I PRO GAMING/WIFI/AURA
    V
     
    B150I PRO GAMING/AURA
    V
     
    B150M PRO GAMING
    V
     
    B150M-A
    V
     
    B150M-A D3
    V
     
    B150M-C D3
    V
     
    B150-A
    V
     
    B150M-D
    V
     
    B150M-K
    V
     
    B150M-PLUS
    V
     
    B150M-F PLUS
    V
     
    B150-PLUS
    V
     
    B150M-V PLUS
    V
     
    EX-B150M-V
    V
     
    EX-B150M-V3
    V
     
    EX-B150M-V5
    V
     
    EX-B150-V7
    V
     
    B150-PRO
    V
     
    B150M-A/M.2
    V
     
    B150M-A
    V
     
    B150-PRO
    V
     
    B150-A
    V
     
    B150M-D
    V
     
    B150M-C
    V
     
    B150M-C/BR
    V
     
    PIO-B150M
    V
     
    TROOPER B150 D3
    V
     
    B150M-PLUS D3
    V
     
    B150 PRO GAMING D3
    V
     
    B150M-K D3
    V
     
    B150-PRO D3
    V
     
    H110
    EX-H110M-V
    V
     
    EX-H110M-V3
    V
     
    H110I-PLUS
    V
     
    H110M-A/DP
    V
     
    H110M-C
    V
     
    H110M-C/BR
    V
     
    H110M-C/HDMI
    V
     
    H110M-C/PS
    V
     
    H110M-C2
    V
     
    H110M-C2/TF
    V
     
    H110M-CS
    V
     
    H110M-CS X
    V
     
    H110M-CS/BR
    V
     
    H110M-D/Exper/SI
    V
     
    H110M-K X
    V
     
    H110M-KS
    V
     
    H110M-KS R1
    V
     
    H110M-P/DVI
    V
     
    H110M-TS
    V
     
    H110-PLUS
    V
     
    H110S1
    V
     
    H110S2
    V
     
    H110T
    V
     
    H110T-A
    V
     
    H110M-A/M.2
    V
     
    H110M-D
    V
     
    H110M-E
    V
     
    H110M-E/M.2
    V
     
    H110M-F
    V
     
    H110M-K
    V
     
    H110M-A
    V
     
    TROOPER H110 D3
    V
     
    H110M-PLUS
    V
     
    H110M-R
    V
     
    PRIME H110M2
    V
     
    PRIME H110M2/FPT
    V
     
    PRIME H110M-P
    V
     
    H110M-K D3
    V
     
    H110M-A D3
    V
     
    H170
    H170-PRO
    V
     
    H170I-PRO
    V
     
    H170 PRO GAMING
    V
     
    H170M-PLUS
    V
     
    H170-PRO/USB 3.1
    V
     
    H170M-PLUS/BR
    V
     
    H170-PLUS D3
    V
     
    H170M-E D3
    V
     
    B250
    EX-B250-V7
    V
     
    B250 MINING EXPERT
    V
     
    PRIME B250M-D
    V
     
    PRIME B250-A
    V
     
    PRIME B250M-A
    V
     
    PRIME B250M-J
    V
     
    PRIME B250M-PLUS
    V
     
    PRIME B250-PLUS
    V
     
    PRIME B250M-K
    V
     
    PRIME B250-PRO
    V
     
    ROG STRIX B250I GAMING
    V
     
    ROG STRIX B250G GAMING
    V
     
    ROG STRIX B250H GAMING
    V
     
    ROG STRIX B250F GAMING
    V
     
    B250M-C PRO
    V
     
    B250M-F PLUS
    V
     
    B250-MR
    V
     
    B250-S
    V
     
    EX-B250M-V
    V
     
    EX-B250M-V3
    V
     
    EX-B250M-V5
    V
     
    PIO-B250I
    V
     
    PRIME B250M-C
    V
     
    PRIME B250M-PLUS/BR
    V
     
    H270
    PRIME H270-PRO
    V
     
    PRIME H270-PLUS
    V
     
    ROG STRIX H270I GAMING
    V
     
    ROG STRIX H270F GAMING
    V
     
    PRIME H270M-PLUS
    V
     
    Z270
    ROG MAXIMUS IX EXTREME
    1101
    ROG MAXIMUS IX FORMULA
    V
     
    ROG MAXIMUS IX CODE
    V
     
    ROG MAXIMUS IX APEX  
    1101
    ROG MAXIMUS IX HERO
    V
     
    PRIME Z270-A
    V
     
    PRIME Z270-AR
    V
     
    ROG STRIX Z270E GAMING
    V
     
    ROG STRIX Z270F GAMING
    V
     
    ROG STRIX Z270G GAMING
    V
     
    ROG STRIX Z270H GAMING
    V
     
    TUF Z270 MARK 1
    V
     
    TUF Z270 MARK 2
    V
     
    ROG STRIX Z270H GAMING/K1
    V
     
    PRIME Z270-K
    V
     
    PRIME Z270-P
    V
     
    ROG STRIX Z270I GAMING
    V
     
    PRIME Z270M-PLUS
    V
     
    PRIME Z270M-PLUS/BR
    V
     
    Q170
    Q170M-C
    V
     
    Q170M-CM-B
    V
     
    Q170S1
    V
     
    Q170T
    V
     
    Q170T V2
    V
     
    Q170M2
    V
     
    Q170M2/CDM/SI
    V
     
    Q270
    PRIME Q270M-C
    V
     
    Q270M-CM-A
    V
     
    Q270-S
    V
     
    J3355
    PRIME J3355I-C  
    0605
    Z370
    ROG MAXIMUS X HERO  
    0802
    ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC)  
    0802
    ROG MAXIMUS X FORMULA  
    0220
    ROG MAXIMUS X CODE  
    0220
    ROG MAXIMUS X APEX  
    0901
    PRIME Z370-A  
    0420
    PRIME Z370-P  
    0430
    TUF Z370-PRO GAMING  
    0802
    TUF Z370-PLUS GAMING  
    0430
    ROG STRIX Z370-G GAMING  
    0430
    ROG STRIX Z370-G GAMING (WI-FI AC)  
    0430
    ROG STRIX Z370-E GAMING  
    0420
    ROG STRIX Z370-F GAMING  
    0420
    ROG STRIX Z370-H GAMING  
    0802
    ROG STRIX Z370-I GAMING  
    0427

    *For impacted models not listed, we will issue an update soon.

    Update via ME tool:

    Users should download the ME update tool from the relevant product page and execute the firmware update.

    Example: Z170-DELUXE

    Update by BIOS:

    New ME firmware is packaged in the BIOS update via the BIOS.

    Example: PRIME Z370-A