Security update for microcode_ctl

SUSE Security Update: Security update for microcode_ctl
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2019:14217-1
Rating: important
References: #1139073 #1141035 #1155988
Cross-References:CVE-2019-11135 CVE-2019-11139
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4-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:

  • Updated to 20191112 security release (bsc#1155988) - Processor Identifier Version Products - Model Stepping F-MO-S/PI Old->New - ---- new platforms ---------------------------------------- - CML-U62 A0 6-a6-0/80 000000c6 Core Gen10 Mobile - CNL-U D0 6-66-3/80 0000002a Core Gen8 Mobile - SKX-SP B1 6-55-3/97 01000150 Xeon Scalable - ICL U/Y D1 6-7e-5/80 00000046 Core Gen10 Mobile - ---- updated platforms ------------------------------------ - SKL U/Y D0 6-4e-3/c0 000000cc->000000d4 Core Gen6 Mobile - SKL H/S/E3 R0/N0 6-5e-3/36 000000cc->000000d4 Core Gen6 - AML-Y22 H0 6-8e-9/10 000000b4->000000c6 Core Gen8 Mobile - KBL-U/Y H0 6-8e-9/c0 000000b4->000000c6 Core Gen7 Mobile - CFL-U43e D0 6-8e-a/c0 000000b4->000000c6 Core Gen8 Mobile - WHL-U W0 6-8e-b/d0 000000b8->000000c6 Core Gen8 Mobile - AML-Y V0 6-8e-c/94 000000b8->000000c6 Core Gen10 Mobile - CML-U42 V0 6-8e-c/94 000000b8->000000c6 Core Gen10 Mobile - WHL-U V0 6-8e-c/94 000000b8->000000c6 Core Gen8 Mobile - KBL-G/X H0 6-9e-9/2a 000000b4->000000c6 Core Gen7/Gen8 - KBL-H/S/E3 B0 6-9e-9/2a 000000b4->000000c6 Core Gen7; Xeon E3 v6 - CFL-H/S/E3 U0 6-9e-a/22 000000b4->000000c6 Core Gen8 Desktop, Mobile, Xeon E - CFL-S B0 6-9e-b/02 000000b4->000000c6 Core Gen8 - CFL-H R0 6-9e-d/22 000000b8->000000c6 Core Gen9 Mobile
  • Includes security fixes for: - CVE-2019-11135: Added feature allowing to disable TSX RTM (bsc#1139073) - CVE-2019-11139: A CPU microcode only fix for Voltage modulation issues (bsc#1141035)

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-LTSS:
    zypper in -t patch slessp4-microcode_ctl-14217=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3:
    zypper in -t patch sleposp3-microcode_ctl-14217=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4-LTSS (i586 x86_64):
    • microcode_ctl-1.17-102.83.47.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3 (i586):
    • microcode_ctl-1.17-102.83.47.1

References: