Security update for microcode_ctl

SUSE Security Update: Security update for microcode_ctl
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2018:2076-1
Rating: important
References: #1087082 #1087083 #1100147
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-LTSS
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3

  • An update that solves two vulnerabilities and has one errata is now available.

    Description:



    This update for microcode_ctl fixes the following issues:

    The Intel CPU Microcode bundle was updated to the 20180703 release

    For the listed CPU chipsets this fixes CVE-2018-3640 (Spectre v3a) and
    helps mitigating CVE-2018-3639 (Spectre v4) (bsc#1100147 bsc#1087082
    bsc#1087083)

    More details can be found on:

    https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/27945/Linux-Processor-Microcode-D
    ata-File

    Following chipsets are fixed in this round:

    Model Stepping F-MO-S/PI Old->New
    ---- updated platforms ------------------------------------ SNB-EP
    C1 6-2d-6/6d 0000061c->0000061d Xeon E5 SNB-EP C2
    6-2d-7/6d 00000713->00000714 Xeon E5 IVT C0 6-3e-4/ed
    0000042c->0000042d Xeon E5 v2; Core i7-4960X/4930K/4820K IVT
    D1 6-3e-7/ed 00000713->00000714 Xeon E5 v2 HSX-E/EP/4S C0
    6-3f-2/6f 0000003c->0000003d Xeon E5 v3 HSX-EX E0 6-3f-4/80
    00000011->00000012 Xeon E7 v3 SKX-SP/D/W/X H0 6-55-4/b7
    02000043->0200004d Xeon Bronze 31xx, Silver 41xx, Gold 51xx/61xx Platinum
    81xx, D/W-21xx; Core i9-7xxxX BDX-DE A1 6-56-5/10
    0e000009->0e00000a Xeon D-15x3N BDX-ML B/M/R0 6-4f-1/ef
    0b00002c->0b00002e Xeon E5/E7 v4; Core i7-69xx/68xx

    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-13704=1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-LTSS:
      zypper in -t patch slessp3-microcode_ctl-13704=1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3:
      zypper in -t patch sleposp3-microcode_ctl-13704=1

    Package List:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 (i586 x86_64):
      • microcode_ctl-1.17-102.83.24.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-LTSS (i586 x86_64):
      • microcode_ctl-1.17-102.83.24.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3 (i586):
      • microcode_ctl-1.17-102.83.24.1

    References: