Fedora 31 : 2:microcode_ctl (2020-d5941ea479)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 143228

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VPR Score: 6.1

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

- Update to upstream 2.1-31. 20201118

- Removal of 06-8c-01/0x80 (TGL-UP3/UP4 B1) microcode at revision 0x68[1];

- Update of 06-7a-01/0x01 (GLK B0) microcode from revision 0x32 up to 0x34[2].

[1] The microcode has been removed after reports of system hangs:
https://github.com/intel/Intel-Linux-Processor-Microcode-Data-Files/is sues/44

[2] Addresses CVE-2020-8695 for this platform.

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Solution

Update the affected 2:microcode_ctl package.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2020-d5941ea479

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 143228

File Name: fedora_2020-d5941ea479.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2020/11/24

Updated: 2020/12/03

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low

VPR Score: 6.1

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 2.1

Temporal Score: 1.6

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.5

Temporal Score: 4.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:2:microcode_ctl, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:31

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2020/11/24

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2020/11/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-8695