Security update for kernel-firmware

SUSE Security Update: Security update for kernel-firmware
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2018:1570-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1077355 #1095735
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1-LTSS

  • An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.

    Description:

    This update for kernel-firmware fixes the following issues:

    - CVE-2015-1142857: Add 7.13.1.0 bnx2x firmware files to fix ethernet flow
    control vulnerability in SRIOV devices (bsc#1077355)
    - CVE-2017-5715: Prevent unauthorized disclosure of information to an
    attacker with local user access caused by speculative execution and
    indirect branch prediction (bsc#1095735).

    Patch Instructions:

    To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".
    Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP1:
      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP1-2018-1088=1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1-LTSS:
      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2018-1088=1

    Package List:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP1 (noarch):
      • kernel-firmware-20160516git-10.13.1
      • ucode-amd-20160516git-10.13.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1-LTSS (noarch):
      • kernel-firmware-20160516git-10.13.1
      • ucode-amd-20160516git-10.13.1

    References: