SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : ucode-intel (SUSE-SU-2019:2958-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 130956

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Synopsis

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

Description

This update for ucode-intel fixes the following issues :

Updated to 20191112 security release (bsc#1155988)

- Processor Identifier Version Products

- Model Stepping F-MO-S/PI Old->New

- ---- new platforms
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- CML-U62 A0 6-a6-0/80 000000c6 Core Gen10 Mobile

- CNL-U D0 6-66-3/80 0000002a Core Gen8 Mobile

- SKX-SP B1 6-55-3/97 01000150 Xeon Scalable

- ICL U/Y D1 6-7e-5/80 00000046 Core Gen10 Mobile

- ---- updated platforms
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- SKL U/Y D0 6-4e-3/c0 000000cc->000000d4 Core Gen6 Mobile

- SKL H/S/E3 R0/N0 6-5e-3/36 000000cc->000000d4 Core Gen6

- AML-Y22 H0 6-8e-9/10 000000b4->000000c6 Core Gen8 Mobile

- KBL-U/Y H0 6-8e-9/c0 000000b4->000000c6 Core Gen7 Mobile

- CFL-U43e D0 6-8e-a/c0 000000b4->000000c6 Core Gen8 Mobile

- WHL-U W0 6-8e-b/d0 000000b8->000000c6 Core Gen8 Mobile

- AML-Y V0 6-8e-c/94 000000b8->000000c6 Core Gen10 Mobile

- CML-U42 V0 6-8e-c/94 000000b8->000000c6 Core Gen10 Mobile

- WHL-U V0 6-8e-c/94 000000b8->000000c6 Core Gen8 Mobile

- KBL-G/X H0 6-9e-9/2a 000000b4->000000c6 Core Gen7/Gen8

- KBL-H/S/E3 B0 6-9e-9/2a 000000b4->000000c6 Core Gen7;
Xeon E3 v6

- CFL-H/S/E3 U0 6-9e-a/22 000000b4->000000c6 Core Gen8 Desktop, Mobile, Xeon E

- CFL-S B0 6-9e-b/02 000000b4->000000c6 Core Gen8

- CFL-H R0 6-9e-d/22 000000b8->000000c6 Core Gen9 Mobile

Includes security fixes for :

- CVE-2019-11135: Added feature allowing to disable TSX RTM (bsc#1139073)

- CVE-2019-11139: A CPU microcode only fix for Voltage modulation issues (bsc#1141035)

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 Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-SP1-2019-2958=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1139073

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1141035

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1155988

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-11135/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-11139/

http://www.nessus.org/u?17c8b208

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 130956

File Name: suse_SU-2019-2958-1.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/13/2019

Updated: 12/13/2019

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-11135

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 2.1

Temporal Score: 1.6

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ucode-intel, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:15

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/12/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/14/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-11135, CVE-2019-11139