Intel me 8 1 updating tool
The first step isn’t one that Microsoft will do automagically from the OS.
If UEFI db entry updates are enabled at the OS level, then it increases the attack surface …
It’s available in the BIOS section of each board’s Driver & Utility page.
Our latest Z370 motherboards should be flashed to the firmware revision listed in the table below.
Even though it’s not a simple process, the Microsoft UEFI CA tool uses this requirement as a way to protect the user when adding more pre-OS flexibility to their systems.
Brian Richardson is a Senior Technical Marketing Engineer with Intel’s Software and Services Group (SSG).
We’re diligently working to update the affected platforms, which include motherboards for Skylake, Kaby Lake, and Coffee Lake CPUs otherwise known as sixth-, seventh-, and eighth-generation Core processors.
Intel provides an interface for updating the Intel Management Engine (ME) firmware.
A firmware image is sent to the ME using either the Intel ME Interface (MEI) or via HTTP, replacing the original firmware image.
If your system is affected, we recommend updating to the latest Intel Management Engine firmware using the appropriate tool for your motherboard.
Our new Z370 motherboards should be updated by flashing the latest UEFI release, while older boards should use the dedicated ME update utility available their support pages.