FreeBSD : FreeBSD -- Intel CPU Microcode Update (fbe10a8a-05a1-11ea-9dfa-f8b156ac3ff9) (MFBDS/RIDL/ZombieLoad) (MLPDS/RIDL) (MSBDS/Fallout) (Spectre)

High Nessus Plugin ID 131297

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VPR Score: 7.9


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


Starting with version 1.26, the devcpu-data port/package includes updates and mitigations for the following technical and security advisories (depending on CPU model).

Intel TSX Updates (TAA) CVE-2019-11135 Voltage Modulation Vulnerability CVE-2019-11139 MD_CLEAR Operations CVE-2018-12126 CVE-2018-12127 CVE-2018-12130 CVE-2018-11091 TA Indirect Sharing CVE-2017-5715 EGETKEY CVE-2018-12126 CVE-2018-12127 CVE-2018-12130 CVE-2018-11091 JCC SKX102 Erratum

Updated microcode includes mitigations for CPU issues, but may also cause a performance regression due to the JCC erratum mitigation.
Please visit for further information.

Please visit for detailed information on these advisories as well as a list of CPUs that are affected.

Operating a CPU without the latest microcode may result in erratic or unpredictable behavior, including system crashes and lock ups. Certain issues listed in this advisory may result in the leakage of privileged system information to unprivileged users. Please refer to the security advisories listed above for detailed information.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 131297

File Name: freebsd_pkg_fbe10a8a05a111ea9dfaf8b156ac3ff9.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 2019/11/26

Updated: 2019/12/09

Dependencies: 12634

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 7.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9

Temporal Score: 7.8

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.9

Temporal Score: 9.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:FreeBSD, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info, Settings/ParanoidReport

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2019/11/25

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/11/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-5715, CVE-2018-11091, CVE-2018-12126, CVE-2018-12127, CVE-2018-12130, CVE-2019-11135, CVE-2019-11139

FreeBSD: SA-19:26.mcu