Security update for microcode_ctl

SUSE Security Update: Security update for microcode_ctl
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2019:14220-1
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 official security release (bsc#1155988)
  • 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-14220=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3:
    zypper in -t patch sleposp3-microcode_ctl-14220=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4-LTSS (i586 x86_64):
    • microcode_ctl-1.17-102.83.50.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3 (i586):
    • microcode_ctl-1.17-102.83.50.1

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