ELBA-2021-0623

ELBA-2021-0623 - microcode_ctl bug fix and enhancement update

Type:BUG
Severity:NA
Release Date:2021-02-22

Description


[2:2.1-73.8.0.1]
- for Intel, do not trigger load if on-disk microcode is not an update [Orabug: 30634727]
- set early_microcode='no' in virtualized guests to avoid early load bugs [Orabug: 30618736]
- ensure late loading fixes are present on 4.1.12-* and 4.14.35-*
- enable early and late load for 5.4.17-*
- enable early loading for 06-4f-01 caveat
- remove no longer appropriate caveats for 06-2d-07 and 06-55-04

[2:2.1-73.8]
- Update Intel CPU microcode to microcode-20210216 release (#1905111):
- Update of 06-55-04/0xb7 (SKX-D/SP/W/X H0/M0/M1/U0) microcode (in
intel-06-55-04/intel-ucode/06-55-04) from revision 0x2006a08 up
to 0x2006a0a;
- Update of 06-55-06/0xbf (CLX-SP B0) microcode from revision 0x4003003
up to 0x4003006;
- Update of 06-55-07/0xbf (CLX-SP/W/X B1/L1) microcode from revision
0x5003003 up to 0x5003006.

[2:2.1-73.7]
- Remove 06-55-04/06-55-06/06-55-07 (SKX-SP/CLX-SP) microcode-20201110 caveats.

[2:2.1-73.6]
- Backport check_dmi_val to check_caveats from RHEL 8.

[2:2.1-73.5]
- Do not use 'grep -q' in a pipe in check_caveats.
- Add 06-55-04/06-55-06/06-55-07 (SKX-SP/CLX-SP) microcode-20201110 caveats
(#1905111).




Updated Packages


Release/ArchitectureFilenameMD5sumSuperseded By Advisory
Oracle Linux 7 (x86_64) microcode_ctl-2.1-73.8.0.1.el7_9.src.rpm4ca4fff1aa1216b43ab4ddaa508064a0-
microcode_ctl-2.1-73.8.0.1.el7_9.x86_64.rpm815432e2ba7ffc9fe170d1a214820161-



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