Debian Security Advisory
DSA-4565-1 intel-microcode -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 13 Nov 2019
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-11135, CVE-2019-11139.
- More information:
This update ships updated CPU microcode for some types of Intel CPUs. In particular it provides mitigations for the TAA (TSX Asynchronous Abort) vulnerability. For affected CPUs, to fully mitigate the vulnerability it is also necessary to update the Linux kernel packages as released in DSA 4564-1.
For the oldstable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 3.20191112.1~deb9u1.
For the stable distribution (buster), these problems have been fixed in version 3.20191112.1~deb10u1.
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