Security update for kernel-firmware

SUSE Security Update: Security update for kernel-firmware
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2018:1571-2
Rating: moderate
References: #1095735
Cross-References: CVE-2017-5715
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-BCL

An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

Description:

This update for kernel-firmware fixes the following issues:
This security issue was fixed:

  • 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 12-SP2-BCL:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-BCL-2018-1090=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-BCL (noarch):
    • kernel-firmware-20170530-21.22.1
    • ucode-amd-20170530-21.22.1

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