ELEA-2020-2742

ELEA-2020-2742 - microcode_ctl bug fix and enhancement update

Type:ENHANCEMENT
Severity:NA
Release Date:2020-06-26

Description


[3:1.17-33.29.0.1]
- merge Oracle changes for early load via dracut
- remove no longer appropriate caveats for 06-2d-07 and 06-55-04
- remove other caveat support to be compatible with early load logic
- enable late load on install for UEK4 kernels marked safe (except BDW-79)
- set early_microcode='no' in virtualized guests to avoid early load bugs [Orabug: 30618737]

[2:1.17-33.29]
- Update Intel CPU microcode to microcode-20200609 release (#1826590):
- Fixed a typo in the release note file.

[2:1.17-33.28]
- Enable 06-55-04 (SKL-X/W) caveat by default.
- Enable 06-2d-07 (SNB-E/EN/EP) caveat by default (#1846024).

[2:1.17-33.27]
- Do not update 06-4e-03 (SKL-U/Y) and 06-5e-03 (SKL-H/S/Xeon E3 v5) to revision
0xdc, use 0xd6 by default (#1846134).




Updated Packages


Release/ArchitectureFilenameMD5sumSuperseded By Advisory
Oracle Linux 6 (i386) microcode_ctl-1.17-33.29.0.1.el6_10.src.rpm25ea6fe1801a95999e14c502365e7efa-
microcode_ctl-1.17-33.29.0.1.el6_10.i686.rpm1d005c4cfbb364e4062f3d74163fac91-
Oracle Linux 6 (x86_64) microcode_ctl-1.17-33.29.0.1.el6_10.src.rpm25ea6fe1801a95999e14c502365e7efa-
microcode_ctl-1.17-33.29.0.1.el6_10.x86_64.rpm40b1c9ae7fd564b4a295d0e6450de5a3-



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