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    Fedora 31: microcode_ctl 2020-d5941ea479

    Date 23 Nov 2020
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    - 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/issues/44 [2] Addresses CVE-2020-8695 for this platform.
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    Fedora Update Notification
    FEDORA-2020-d5941ea479
    2020-11-24 02:13:14.749404
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    Name        : microcode_ctl
    Product     : Fedora 31
    Version     : 2.1
    Release     : 39.3.fc31
    URL         : https://pagure.io/microcode_ctl
    Summary     : Tool to transform and deploy CPU microcode update for x86
    Description :
    The microcode_ctl utility is a companion to the microcode driver written
    by Tigran Aivazian .
    
    The microcode update is volatile and needs to be uploaded on each system
    boot i.e. it doesn't reflash your cpu permanently, reboot and it reverts
    back to the old microcode.
    
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    Update Information:
    
    - 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/issues/44  [2] Addresses CVE-2020-8695 for this platform.
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    ChangeLog:
    
    * Fri Nov 20 2020 Eugene Syromiatnikov  2:2.1-39.3
    - Update to upstream 2.1-31. 20201118
      - Removal of 06-8c-01/0x80 (TGL-UP3/UP4 B1) microcode at revision 0x68;
      - Update of 06-7a-01/0x01 (GLK B0) microcode from revision 0x32 up
        to 0x34.
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    This update can be installed with the "dnf" update program. Use
    su -c 'dnf upgrade --advisory FEDORA-2020-d5941ea479' at the command
    line. For more information, refer to the dnf documentation available at
    https://dnf.readthedocs.io/en/latest/command_ref.html#upgrade-command-label
    
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