SUSE-SU-2018:1759-1: moderate: Security update for microcode_ctl

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   SUSE Security Update: Security update for microcode_ctl

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2018:1759-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #1095735 
Cross-References:   CVE-2017-5715
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4

   An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.


   This update for microcode_ctl fixes the following security issue:

   - 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 Server 11-SP4:

      zypper in -t patch slessp4-microcode_ctl-13664=1

Package List:

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



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