Debian: DSA-4210-1: xen security update

    Date25 May 2018
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    This update provides mitigations for the Spectre v4 variant in x86-based micro processors. On Intel CPUs this requires updated microcode which is currently not released publicly (but your hardware vendor may have issued an update). For servers with AMD CPUs no microcode update is
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-4210-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
    May 25, 2018                          https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : xen
    CVE ID         : CVE-2018-3639
    
    This update provides mitigations for the Spectre v4 variant in x86-based
    micro processors. On Intel CPUs this requires updated microcode which
    is currently not released publicly (but your hardware vendor may have
    issued an update). For servers with AMD CPUs no microcode update is
    needed, please refer to https://xenbits.xen.org/xsa/advisory-263.html
    for further information.
    
    For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in
    version 4.8.3+xsa262+shim4.10.0+comet3-1+deb9u7.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your xen packages.
    
    For the detailed security status of xen please refer to
    its security tracker page at:
    https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/xen
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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