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:

Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: