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Mageia 2021-0104: nonfree firmware security update

Date 04 Mar 2021
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
Updated nonfree firmwares fixees various issues, adds new / improved hardware support and fixes atleast the following security issue: An issue was discovered on Broadcom Wi-Fi client devices. Specifically timed and handcrafted traffic can cause internal errors (related to
MGASA-2021-0104 - Updated nonfree firmware packages fix security vulnerability

Publication date: 04 Mar 2021
URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2021-0104.html
Type: security
Affected Mageia releases: 8
CVE: CVE-2019-15126

Updated nonfree firmwares fixees various issues, adds new / improved
hardware support and fixes atleast the following security issue:

An issue was discovered on Broadcom Wi-Fi client devices. Specifically
timed and handcrafted traffic can cause internal errors (related to
state transitions) in a WLAN device that lead to improper layer 2
Wi-Fi encryption with a consequent possibility of information
disclosure over the air for a discrete set of traffic (CVE-2019-15126).

Full list of updates:
* kernel-firmware-nonfree:
  - add firmware for Lontium LT9611UXC DSI to HDMI bridge
  - brcm: Add NVRAM for Vamrs 96boards Rock960
  - brcm: make AP6212 in bananpi m2 plus/zero work
  - brcm: Link RPi4's WiFi firmware with DMI machine name
  - brcm: Update Raspberry Pi 3B+/4B NVRAM for downstream changes
  - brcm: remove old brcm firmwares that have newer cypress variants
    (CVE-2019-15126)
  - cypress: Link the new cypress firmware to the old brcm files
    (CVE-2019-15126)
  - i915: Add GuC firmware v49.0.1 for all platforms
  - i915: Add GuC v49.0.1 for DG1
  - i915: Add HuC v7.7.1 for DG1
  - i915: Add DMC v2.01 for ADL-S
  - mediatek: update MT8173 VPU firmware to v1.1.6
  - mediatek: add firmware for MT7921
  - Mellanox: Add new mlxsw_spectrum firmware xx.2008.2304
  - qcom: add firmware files for Adreno a650
  - qcom: Add SM8250 Audio DSP firmware
  - qcom: Add SM8250 Compute DSP firmware
  - qcom: Add venus firmware files for VPU-1.0

* iwlwifi-firmware:
  - Update firmware for Intel Bluetooth AX200, AX201, AX210 to 22.30.0.4

* rtlwifi-firmware:
  - rtw89: 8852a: add firmware v0.9.12.2

References:
- https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=28500
- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2019-15126

SRPMS:
- 8/nonfree/kernel-firmware-nonfree-20210223-1.mga8.nonfree

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