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HistoryDec 31, 2019 - 12:00 a.m.

Security update for spectre-meltdown-checker (moderate)






An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.


This update for spectre-meltdown-checker fixes the following issues:

 - feat: implement TAA detection (CVE-2019-11135 bsc#1139073)
 - feat: implement MCEPSC / iTLB Multihit detection (CVE-2018-12207
 - feat: taa: add TSX_CTRL MSR detection in hardware info
 - feat: fwdb: use both Intel GitHub repo and MCEdb to build our firmware
   version database
 - feat: use --live with --kernel/--config/--map to override file
   detection in live mode
 - enh: rework the vuln logic of MDS with --paranoid (fixes #307)
 - enh: explain that Enhanced IBRS is better for performance than classic
 - enh: kernel: autodetect customized arch kernels from cmdline
 - enh: kernel decompression: better tolerance against missing tools
 - enh: mock: implement reading from /proc/cmdline
 - fix: variant3a: Silvermont CPUs are not vulnerable to variant 3a
 - fix: lockdown: detect Red Hat locked down kernels (impacts MSR writes)
 - fix: lockdown: detect locked down mode in vanilla 5.4+ kernels
 - fix: sgx: on locked down kernels, fallback to CPUID bit for detection
 - fix: fwdb: builtin version takes precedence if the local cached
   version is older
 - fix: pteinv: don't check kernel image if not available
 - fix: silence useless error from grep (fixes #322)
 - fix: msr: fix msr module detection under Ubuntu 19.10 (fixes #316)
 - fix: mocking value for read_msr
 - chore: rename mcedb cmdline parameters to fwdb, and change db version
 - chore: fwdb: update to v130.20191104+i20191027
 - chore: add GitHub check workflow

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-15-SP1:Update update project.

Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods
like YaST online_update or “zypper patch”.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  • openSUSE Leap 15.1:

    zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2019-2710=1

openSUSE Leap15.1x86_64< - openSUSE Leap 15.1 (x86_64):- openSUSE Leap 15.1 (x86_64):.x86_64.rpm