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Any tool (like CHIPSEC) to verify the security of Intel XEON Skylake platform?

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I wanted to try the tool "chipsec" on an Intel Purley platform (XEON 8176 and Lewisburg PCH).

Note: the chipsec tool is mentioned in Intel doc # 557274 Platform Secure Configuration Specification for Skylake Platforms.

Description of the tool:

CHIPSEC is a framework for analyzing the security of PC platforms including hardware, system firmware (BIOS/UEFI), and platform components. It includes a security test suite, tools for accessing various low level interfaces, and forensic capabilities. It can be run on Windows, Linux, Mac OS X and UEFI shell.

The tool is available from: https://github.com/chipsec/chipsec.git

The tool detects several Intel CPU+PCH chipset combinations, but not the Skylake Server or PCH Lewisburg.

Information about the CPU: Intel® Xeon® Platinum 8176 Processor (38.5M Cache, 2.10 GHz) Product Specifications

CPU stepping used: H0

The PCH used: Lewisburg 1G, stepping B1

EDS: Intel® C620 Series Chipset Platform Controller Hub, Document Number: 547817

Is there any plan to add support for this non-embedded platform into ChipSec?

Or is there any other tool that perform the same kind of security verification?

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Hello SHebert_KCI

 

 

Thank you for joining the community.

 

 

I see that you are looking for a software/tool to analyze the security of your PC, allow me to share with you that for the information you are looking we recommend you to present your inquiry in the Intel® Embedded Community, please refer to the following link:

 

 

https://embedded.communities.intel.com/select-display-name!input.jspa https://embedded.communities.intel.com/select-display-name!input.jspa

 

 

Thank you.

 

 

Regards,

 

Leonardo C.

 

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Hello SHebert_KCI

 

 

Thank you for joining the community.

 

 

I see that you are looking for a software/tool to analyze the security of your PC, allow me to share with you that for the information you are looking we recommend you to present your inquiry in the Intel® Embedded Community, please refer to the following link:

 

 

https://embedded.communities.intel.com/select-display-name!input.jspa https://embedded.communities.intel.com/select-display-name!input.jspa

 

 

Thank you.

 

 

Regards,

 

Leonardo C.

 

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