Debian: DSA-4565-1: intel-microcode security update

    Date12 Nov 2019
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    This update ships updated CPU microcode for some types of Intel CPUs. In particular it provides mitigations for the TAA (TSX Asynchronous Abort) vulnerability. For affected CPUs, to fully mitigate the vulnerability it is also necessary to update the Linux kernel packages as released in DSA
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-4565-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
    November 13, 2019                     https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : intel-microcode
    CVE ID         : CVE-2019-11135 CVE-2019-11139
    
    This update ships updated CPU microcode for some types of Intel CPUs. In
    particular it provides mitigations for the TAA (TSX Asynchronous Abort)
    vulnerability. For affected CPUs, to fully mitigate the vulnerability it
    is also necessary to update the Linux kernel packages as released in DSA
    4564-1.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed
    in version 3.20191112.1~deb9u1.
    
    For the stable distribution (buster), these problems have been fixed in
    version 3.20191112.1~deb10u1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your intel-microcode packages.
    
    For the detailed security status of intel-microcode please refer to its
    security tracker page at:
    https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/intel-microcode
    
    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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