Security update for microcode_ctl

SUSE Security Update: Security update for microcode_ctl
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2018:1759-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1095735
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4

  • An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

    Description:

    This update for microcode_ctl fixes the following security issue:

    - 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 11-SP4:
      zypper in -t patch slessp4-microcode_ctl-13664=1

    Package List:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 (i586 x86_64):
      • microcode_ctl-1.17-102.83.21.1

    References: