Security update for kernel-firmware

SUSE Security Update: Security update for kernel-firmware
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2018:2189-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1095735
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15

  • An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.


    This update for kernel-firmware to version 20180525 fixes the following

    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 Module for Basesystem 15:
      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-2018-1490=1

    Package List:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 (noarch):
      • kernel-firmware-20180525-3.3.1
      • ucode-amd-20180525-3.3.1