Security update for ucode-intel

SUSE Security Update: Security update for ucode-intel
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2022:1744-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1198717 #1199423
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5

An update that solves one vulnerability and has one errata is now available.


This update for ucode-intel fixes the following issues:
Updated to Intel CPU Microcode 20220510 release. (bsc#1199423) Updated to Intel CPU Microcode 20220419 release. (bsc#1198717)

  • CVE-2022-21151: Processor optimization removal or modification of security-critical code for some Intel(R) Processors may allow an authenticated user to potentially enable information disclosure via local access (bsc#1199423).

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-SP5-2022-1744=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5 (x86_64):
    • ucode-intel-20220510-3.42.2
    • ucode-intel-debuginfo-20220510-3.42.2
    • ucode-intel-debugsource-20220510-3.42.2