SUSE-SU-2019:14220-1: important: Security update for microcode_ctl

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Fri Nov 15 10:15:12 MST 2019

   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.


   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

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):


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



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