SUSE SLES12 Security Update : ucode-intel (SUSE-SU-2019:3091-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 131552
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Synopsis

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

Description

This update for ucode-intel to version fixes the following issues :

Updated to 20191115 official security release (bsc#1157004 and bsc#1155988)

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 Server 12-SP5:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP5-2019-3091=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://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1157004

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

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

http://www.nessus.org/u?cd283a9a

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 131552

File Name: suse_SU-2019-3091-1.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/3/2019

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

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: 11/28/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/14/2019

Reference Information

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