Debian Security Advisory
DLA-2718-1 intel-microcode -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 26 Jul 2021
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-24489, CVE-2020-24511, CVE-2020-24512, CVE-2020-24513.
- More information:
This update ships updated CPU microcode for some types of Intel CPUs and provides mitigations for security vulnerabilities which could result in privilege escalation in combination with VT-d and various side channel attacks.
For Debian 9 stretch, these problems have been fixed in version 3.20210608.2~deb9u2.
Please note that one of the processors is not receiving this update and so the users of 0x906ea processors that don't have Intel Wireless on-board can use the package from the buster-security, instead.
We recommend that you upgrade your intel-microcode packages.
For the detailed security status of intel-microcode please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/intel-microcode
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS