SUSE-SU-2018:2076-1: important: Security update for microcode_ctl

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Thu Jul 26 13:17:08 MDT 2018

   SUSE Security Update: Security update for microcode_ctl

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2018:2076-1
Rating:             important
References:         #1087082 #1087083 #1100147 
Cross-References:   CVE-2018-3639 CVE-2018-3640
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-LTSS
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3

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


   This update for microcode_ctl fixes the following issues:

   The Intel CPU Microcode bundle was updated to the 20180703 release

   For the listed CPU chipsets this fixes CVE-2018-3640 (Spectre v3a) and
   helps mitigating CVE-2018-3639 (Spectre v4)  (bsc#1100147 bsc#1087082

   More details can be found on:

   Following chipsets are fixed in this round:

   Model        Stepping F-MO-S/PI      Old->New
   ---- updated platforms ------------------------------------ SNB-EP
    C1       6-2d-6/6d 0000061c->0000061d Xeon E5 SNB-EP       C2
    6-2d-7/6d 00000713->00000714 Xeon E5 IVT          C0       6-3e-4/ed
    0000042c->0000042d Xeon E5 v2; Core i7-4960X/4930K/4820K IVT
    D1       6-3e-7/ed 00000713->00000714 Xeon E5 v2 HSX-E/EP/4S  C0
    6-3f-2/6f 0000003c->0000003d Xeon E5 v3 HSX-EX       E0       6-3f-4/80
    00000011->00000012 Xeon E7 v3 SKX-SP/D/W/X H0       6-55-4/b7
    02000043->0200004d Xeon Bronze 31xx, Silver 41xx, Gold 51xx/61xx Platinum
    81xx, D/W-21xx; Core i9-7xxxX BDX-DE       A1       6-56-5/10
    0e000009->0e00000a Xeon D-15x3N BDX-ML       B/M/R0   6-4f-1/ef
    0b00002c->0b00002e Xeon E5/E7 v4; Core i7-69xx/68xx

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:

      zypper in -t patch slessp4-microcode_ctl-13704=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-LTSS:

      zypper in -t patch slessp3-microcode_ctl-13704=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3:

      zypper in -t patch sleposp3-microcode_ctl-13704=1

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 (i586 x86_64):


   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-LTSS (i586 x86_64):


   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3 (i586):



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