Looking new BIOS firmware wth lastest intel cpu microcode for R42UQ-DM153

edited January 12 in VivoBook
  1. System OS: Windows 11 Enterprise RTM 64bit v21H2 Build no 22000.282
  2. Laptop Name: Vivobook 15 R542UQ-DM153
  3. Bios Model: X542UQ
  4. Bios Firmware Version: X542UQ.309SA
  5. Processor Name and Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-7200U CPU @ 2.50GHz  2.71 GHz
  6. Intel Processor Microcode: DE ( latest )
  7. Intel Chipset: 100 series
  8. Intel(R) Management Engine Interface Driver Version: 2131.1.4.0
  9. DRAM Frequency and Size: Adata DDR4 2400Mhz two 8GB RAM Modules (16GB)
  10. Integrated GPU: Intel(R) HD Graphics 620
  11. Intel(R) HD Graphics 620 DCH WHQL Driver Version: ( Stable )
  12. Dedicated GPU: Nvidia Geforce 940MX 2GB GDDR5
  13. Nvidia Geforce 940MX DCH WHQL Driver Version: ( Stable )
  14. Audio Device Name: Realtek HD Audio ALC294
  15. Realtek HD Audio Device Driver version: 6.0.9238.1
  16. Total Graphics Available Memory Size: 9.9GB (10164MB)
  17. Shared System Memory: 7.9GB ( 8116 MB )
  18. Battery or AC: Both
  19. Intel Management Engine Firmware Version:
  20. SSD: Samsung 860 EVO 1TB M.2 SSD 2280
  21. Harddisk 1: Seagate Barracuda 2.5 Inch SATA 2TB 5400 RPM (LM015)
  22. Harddisk 2: Seagate Barracuda 2.5 Inch SATA 2TB 5400 RPM (LM015)
  23. Frequency of occurrence: Nil
  24. Reset OS: No
  25. Screenshot or video: Yes


Detailed description: Please release new bios firmware with the latest intel CPU microcode 0xEA for installed processor intel core i5 7200U.

Please reply @Falcon_ASUS in this regard,

Till now, i sent to twom emails to Asus security team, but till now no reply from the team members.

On 8th June 2021, some researchers from Intel inc and from other reputed firms are found a few vulnerabilities in some intel processors, and intel are advised to update the processor microcode to their affected intel processors through system manufacturers. 

Also, intel issued Microcode to OEM vendors and intel warns the users to update the bios firmware with correct microcode for the respected intel affected intel core processors.

So my laptop comes with an Intel i5 7200U processor is AFFECTED, so give the bios firmware update.

As per the intel website intel i5 7200U processor needs to update microcode version 0xEA.

So please release the latest bios firmware with microcode 2021.1: 0xEA and release a fix for intel Vt-d


For more information, please visit intel official websites



Thanking you.

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