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[security-announce] SUSE-SU-2018:0008-1: important: Security update for kernel-firmware
SUSE Security Update: Security update for kernel-firmware
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Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2018:0008-1
Rating: important
References: #1068032
Cross-References: CVE-2017-5715
Affected Products:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12-SP2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP2
SUSE Container as a Service Platform ALL
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An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

Description:

This update for kernel-firmware fixes the following issues:

- Add microcode_amd_fam17h.bin (bsc#1068032 CVE-2017-5715)

This new firmware disables branch prediction on AMD family 17h processor
to mitigate a attack on the branch predictor that could lead to
information disclosure from e.g. kernel memory (bsc#1068032 CVE-2017-5715).


Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12-SP2:

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-RPI-12-SP2-2018-8=1

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3:

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2018-8=1

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2:

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2018-8=1

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3:

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP3-2018-8=1

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP2:

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP2-2018-8=1

- SUSE Container as a Service Platform ALL:

zypper in -t patch SUSE-CAASP-ALL-2018-8=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".


Package List:

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12-SP2 (noarch):

kernel-firmware-20170530-21.16.1

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3 (noarch):

kernel-firmware-20170530-21.16.1
ucode-amd-20170530-21.16.1

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2 (noarch):

kernel-firmware-20170530-21.16.1
ucode-amd-20170530-21.16.1

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3 (noarch):

kernel-firmware-20170530-21.16.1
ucode-amd-20170530-21.16.1

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP2 (noarch):

kernel-firmware-20170530-21.16.1
ucode-amd-20170530-21.16.1

- SUSE Container as a Service Platform ALL (noarch):

kernel-firmware-20170530-21.16.1


References:

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-5715.html
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1068032

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