Security update for ucode-intel

SUSE Security Update: Security update for ucode-intel
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2021:1929-1
Rating: important
References: #1179833 #1179836 #1179837 #1179839
Cross-References:CVE-2020-24489 CVE-2020-24511 CVE-2020-24512 CVE-2020-24513
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5

An update that fixes four vulnerabilities is now available.

Description:

This update for ucode-intel fixes the following issues:
Updated to Intel CPU Microcode 20210608 release.

  • CVE-2020-24513: A domain bypass transient execution vulnerability was discovered on some Intel Atom processors that use a micro-architectural incident channel. (INTEL-SA-00465 bsc#1179833) See also:
https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/security-center/advisory/intel-sa-0 0465.html
  • CVE-2020-24511: The IBRS feature to mitigate Spectre variant 2 transient execution side channel vulnerabilities may not fully prevent non-root (guest) branches from controlling the branch predictions of the root (host) (INTEL-SA-00464 bsc#1179836)

See also https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/security-center/advisory/intel-sa-0 0464.html)
  • CVE-2020-24512: Fixed trivial data value cache-lines such as all-zero value cache-lines may lead to changes in cache-allocation or write-back behavior for such cache-lines (bsc#1179837 INTEL-SA-00464)

See also https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/security-center/advisory/intel-sa-0 0464.html)
  • CVE-2020-24489: Fixed Intel VT-d device pass through potential local privilege escalation (INTEL-SA-00442 bsc#1179839)

See also https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/security-center/advisory/intel-sa-0 0442.html
Other fixes:
  • Update for functional issues. Refer to [Third Generation Intel Xeon Processor Scalable Family Specification Update](https://cdrdv2.intel.com/v1/dl/getContent/637780)for details.
  • Update for functional issues. Refer to [Second Generation Intel Xeon Processor Scalable Family Specification Update](https://cdrdv2.intel.com/v1/dl/getContent/338848) for details.
  • Update for functional issues. Refer to [Intel Xeon Processor Scalable Family Specification Update](https://cdrdv2.intel.com/v1/dl/getContent/613537) for details.
  • Update for functional issues. Refer to [Intel Xeon Processor D-1500, D-1500 NS and D-1600 NS Spec
Update](https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/products/docs/processors/xe on/xeon-d-1500-specification-update.html) for details.
  • Update for functional issues. Refer to [Intel Xeon E7-8800 and E7-4800 v3 Processor Specification
  • Update](https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/processors/xeon/xeon-e7-v3- spec-update.html) for details.
  • Update for functional issues. Refer to [Intel Xeon Processor E5 v3 Product Family Specification
  • Update](https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/processors/xeon/xeon-e5-v3- spec-update.html?wapkw=processor+spec+update+e5) for details.
  • Update for functional issues. Refer to [10th Gen Intel Core Processor Families Specification
  • Update](https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/products/docs/processors/co re/10th-gen-core-families-specification-update.html) for details.
  • Update for functional issues. Refer to [8th and 9th Gen Intel Core Processor Family Spec
  • Update](https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/products/docs/processors/co re/8th-gen-core-spec-update.html) for details.
  • Update for functional issues. Refer to [7th Gen and 8th Gen (U Quad-Core) Intel Processor Families Specification
  • Update](https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/processors/core/7th-gen-cor e-family-spec-update.html) for details.
  • Update for functional issues. Refer to [6th Gen Intel Processor Family Specification Update](https://cdrdv2.intel.com/v1/dl/getContent/332689) for details.
  • Update for functional issues. Refer to [Intel Xeon E3-1200 v6 Processor Family Specification
  • Update](https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/processors/xeon/xeon-e3-120 0v6-spec-update.html) for details.
  • Update for functional issues. Refer to [Intel Xeon E-2100 and E-2200 Processor Family Specification
  • Update](https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/products/docs/processors/xe on/xeon-e-2100-specification-update.html) for details.
    • New platforms:

    | Processor | Stepping | F-M-S/PI | Old Ver | New Ver | Products |:---------------|:---------|:------------|:---------|:---------|:--------- | CLX-SP | A0 | 06-55-05/b7 | | 03000010 | Xeon Scalable Gen2 | ICX-SP | C0 | 06-6a-05/87 | | 0c0002f0 | Xeon Scalable Gen3 | ICX-SP | D0 | 06-6a-06/87 | | 0d0002a0 | Xeon Scalable Gen3 | SNR | B0 | 06-86-04/01 | | 0b00000f | Atom P59xxB | SNR | B1 | 06-86-05/01 | | 0b00000f | Atom P59xxB | TGL | B1 | 06-8c-01/80 | | 00000088 | Core Gen11 Mobile | TGL-R | C0 | 06-8c-02/c2 | | 00000016 | Core Gen11 Mobile | TGL-H | R0 | 06-8d-01/c2 | | 0000002c | Core Gen11 Mobile | EHL | B1 | 06-96-01/01 | | 00000011 | Pentium J6426/N6415, Celeron J6412/J6413/N6210/N6211, Atom x6000E | JSL | A0/A1 | 06-9c-00/01 | | 0000001d | Pentium N6000/N6005, Celeron N4500/N4505/N5100/N5105 | RKL-S | B0 | 06-a7-01/02 | | 00000040 | Core Gen11
    • Updated platforms:

    | Processor | Stepping | F-M-S/PI | Old Ver | New Ver | Products |:---------------|:---------|:------------|:---------|:---------|:--------- | HSX-E/EP | Cx/M1 | 06-3f-02/6f | 00000044 | 00000046 | Core Gen4 X series; Xeon E5 v3 | HSX-EX | E0 | 06-3f-04/80 | 00000016 | 00000019 | Xeon E7 v3 | SKL-U/Y | D0 | 06-4e-03/c0 | 000000e2 | 000000ea | Core Gen6 Mobile | SKL-U23e | K1 | 06-4e-03/c0 | 000000e2 | 000000ea | Core Gen6 Mobile | BDX-ML | B0/M0/R0 | 06-4f-01/ef | 0b000038 | 0b00003e | Xeon E5/E7 v4; Core i7-69xx/68xx | SKX-SP | B1 | 06-55-03/97 | 01000159 | 0100015b | Xeon Scalable | SKX-SP | H0/M0/U0 | 06-55-04/b7 | 02006a0a | 02006b06 | Xeon Scalable | SKX-D | M1 | 06-55-04/b7 | 02006a0a | 02006b06 | Xeon D-21xx | CLX-SP | B0 | 06-55-06/bf | 04003006 | 04003102 | Xeon Scalable Gen2 | CLX-SP | B1 | 06-55-07/bf | 05003006 | 05003102 | Xeon Scalable Gen2 | CPX-SP | A1 | 06-55-0b/bf | 0700001e | 07002302 | Xeon Scalable Gen3 | BDX-DE | V2/V3 | 06-56-03/10 | 07000019 | 0700001b | Xeon D-1518/19/21/27/28/31/33/37/41/48, Pentium D1507/08/09/17/19 | BDX-DE | Y0 | 06-56-04/10 | 0f000017 | 0f000019 | Xeon D-1557/59/67/71/77/81/87 | BDX-NS | A0 | 06-56-05/10 | 0e00000f | 0e000012 | Xeon D-1513N/23/33/43/53 | APL | D0 | 06-5c-09/03 | 00000040 | 00000044 | Pentium N/J4xxx, Celeron N/J3xxx, Atom x5/7-E39xx | APL | E0 | 06-5c-0a/03 | 0000001e | 00000020 | Atom x5-E39xx | SKL-H/S | R0/N0 | 06-5e-03/36 | 000000e2 | 000000ea | Core Gen6; Xeon E3 v5 | DNV | B0 | 06-5f-01/01 | 0000002e | 00000034 | Atom C Series | GLK | B0 | 06-7a-01/01 | 00000034 | 00000036 | Pentium Silver N/J5xxx, Celeron N/J4xxx | GKL-R | R0 | 06-7a-08/01 | 00000018 | 0000001a | Pentium J5040/N5030, Celeron J4125/J4025/N4020/N4120 | ICL-U/Y | D1 | 06-7e-05/80 | 000000a0 | 000000a6 | Core Gen10 Mobile | LKF | B2/B3 | 06-8a-01/10 | 00000028 | 0000002a | Core w/Hybrid Technology | AML-Y22 | H0 | 06-8e-09/10 | 000000de | 000000ea | Core Gen8 Mobile | KBL-U/Y | H0 | 06-8e-09/c0 | 000000de | 000000ea | Core Gen7 Mobile | CFL-U43e | D0 | 06-8e-0a/c0 | 000000e0 | 000000ea | Core Gen8 Mobile | WHL-U | W0 | 06-8e-0b/d0 | 000000de | 000000ea | Core Gen8 Mobile | AML-Y42 | V0 | 06-8e-0c/94 | 000000de | 000000ea | Core Gen10 Mobile | CML-Y42 | V0 | 06-8e-0c/94 | 000000de | 000000ea | Core Gen10 Mobile | WHL-U | V0 | 06-8e-0c/94 | 000000de | 000000ea | Core Gen8 Mobile | KBL-G/H/S/E3 | B0 | 06-9e-09/2a | 000000de | 000000ea | Core Gen7; Xeon E3 v6 | CFL-H/S/E3 | U0 | 06-9e-0a/22 | 000000de | 000000ea | Core Gen8 Desktop, Mobile, Xeon E | CFL-S | B0 | 06-9e-0b/02 | 000000de | 000000ea | Core Gen8 | CFL-H/S | P0 | 06-9e-0c/22 | 000000de | 000000ea | Core Gen9 | CFL-H | R0 | 06-9e-0d/22 | 000000de | 000000ea | Core Gen9 Mobile | CML-H | R1 | 06-a5-02/20 | 000000e0 | 000000ea | Core Gen10 Mobile | CML-S62 | G1 | 06-a5-03/22 | 000000e0 | 000000ea | Core Gen10 | CML-S102 | Q0 | 06-a5-05/22 | 000000e0 | 000000ec | Core Gen10 | CML-U62 | A0 | 06-a6-00/80 | 000000e0 | 000000e8 | Core Gen10 Mobile | CML-U62 V2 | K0 | 06-a6-01/80 | 000000e0 | 000000ea | Core Gen10 Mobile

    Special Instructions and Notes:

    Please reboot the system after installing this update.

    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 12-SP5:
      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP5-2021-1929=1

    Package List:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5 (x86_64):
      • ucode-intel-20210525-3.35.1
      • ucode-intel-debuginfo-20210525-3.35.1
      • ucode-intel-debugsource-20210525-3.35.1

    References: