SUSE-SU-2018:2189-1: moderate: Security update for kernel-firmware

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   SUSE Security Update: Security update for kernel-firmware

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2018:2189-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #1095735 
Cross-References:   CVE-2017-5715
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15

   An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.


   This update for kernel-firmware to version 20180525 fixes the following

   This security issue was fixed:

   - CVE-2017-5715: Prevent unauthorized disclosure of information to an
     attacker with local user access caused by speculative execution and
     indirect branch prediction (bsc#1095735)

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 Module for Basesystem 15:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-2018-1490=1

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 (noarch):



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