SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : ucode-intel (SUSE-SU-2018:0067-1) (Spectre)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 105763

Synopsis

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

This update for ucode-intel fixes the following issues: Updated to Intel CPU Microcode version 20180108 (bsc#1075262) The pre-released microcode fixing some important security issues is now officially published (and included in the added tarball). New firmware updates since last version (20170707) are avail for these Intel processors :

- IVT C0 (06-3e-04:ed) 428->42a

- SKL-U/Y D0 (06-4e-03:c0) ba->c2

- BDW-U/Y E/F (06-3d-04:c0) 25->28

- HSW-ULT Cx/Dx (06-45-01:72) 20->21

- Crystalwell Cx (06-46-01:32) 17->18

- BDW-H E/G (06-47-01:22) 17->1b

- HSX-EX E0 (06-3f-04:80) 0f->10

- SKL-H/S R0 (06-5e-03:36) ba->c2

- HSW Cx/Dx (06-3c-03:32) 22->23

- HSX C0 (06-3f-02:6f) 3a->3b

- BDX-DE V0/V1 (06-56-02:10) 0f->14

- BDX-DE V2 (06-56-03:10) 700000d->7000011

- KBL-U/Y H0 (06-8e-09:c0) 62->80

- KBL Y0 / CFL D0 (06-8e-0a:c0) 70->80

- KBL-H/S B0 (06-9e-09:2a) 5e->80

- CFL U0 (06-9e-0a:22) 70->80

- CFL B0 (06-9e-0b:02) 72->80

- SKX H0 (06-55-04:b7) 2000035->200003c

- GLK B0 (06-7a-01:01) 1e->22

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE OpenStack Cloud 6:zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-6-2018-50=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP1-2018-50=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2018-50=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2018-50=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2018-50=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2018-50=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP3-2018-50=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP2-2018-50=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1075262

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-5715/

http://www.nessus.org/u?68849466

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 105763

File Name: suse_SU-2018-0067-1.nasl

Version: 3.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/01/12

Updated: 2018/12/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.7

Temporal Score: 3.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.6

Temporal Score: 5.1

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ucode-intel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ucode-intel-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ucode-intel-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2018/01/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-5715

IAVA: 2018-A-0020