openSUSE Security Update : ucode-intel (openSUSE-2018-700) (Spectre)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 110958

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update for ucode-intel fixes the following issues :

The microcode bundles 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 bsc#1087083).

More information on:
https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/27945/Linux-Processor-Microc ode-Data-File

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

Solution

Update the affected ucode-intel packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1087082

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1087083

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1100147

http://www.nessus.org/u?6521bf44

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 110958

File Name: openSUSE-2018-700.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/07/09

Modified: 2018/09/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.9

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.6

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ucode-intel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ucode-intel-blob, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ucode-intel-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ucode-intel-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:15.0, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.3

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 2018/07/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-3639, CVE-2018-3640