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

Release Date:2020-06-26


- 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]

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

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

- 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-
Oracle Linux 6 (x86_64) microcode_ctl-1.17-

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