SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : Recommended update for ucode-intel (SUSE-SU-2018:1935-1) (Spectre)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 111051

Synopsis

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

Description

The Intel CPU microcode bundle 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-D ata-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

- Add a new style supplements for the recent kernels.
(bsc#1096141)

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 the SUSE recommended
installation methods like YaST online_update or 'zypper patch'.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-7-2018-1308=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP2-2018-1308=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP1-2018-1308=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2018-1308=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-LTSS:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2018-1308=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1-LTSS:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2018-1308=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2018-1308=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP3-2018-1308=1

SUSE Enterprise Storage 4:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-Storage-4-2018-1308=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1087082

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1087083

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1096141

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1100147

http://www.nessus.org/u?97303a3b

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-3639/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-3640/

http://www.nessus.org/u?2506b286

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 111051

File Name: suse_SU-2018-1935-1.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/07/13

Modified: 2018/12/01

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: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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/07/12

Reference Information

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