Ubuntu 16.04 LTS / 18.04 LTS / 20.04 LTS / 20.10 : Intel Microcode regression (USN-4628-2)

Info Nessus Plugin ID 142741

Synopsis

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote Ubuntu 16.04 LTS / 18.04 LTS / 20.04 LTS / 20.10 host has a package installed that is affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the USN-4628-2 advisory. Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Update the affected intel-microcode package.

See Also

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-4628-2

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 142741

File Name: ubuntu_USN-4628-2.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2020/11/12

Updated: 2020/11/12

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Info

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:20.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:20.10, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:intel-microcode

Required KB Items: Host/cpu, Host/Ubuntu, Host/Ubuntu/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Patch Publication Date: 2020/11/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2020/11/12

Reference Information

USN: 4628-2