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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.877968
Category:Fedora Local Security Checks
Title:Fedora: Security Advisory for microcode_ctl (FEDORA-2020-e8835a5f8e)
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'microcode_ctl'; package(s) announced via the FEDORA-2020-e8835a5f8e advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'microcode_ctl'
package(s) announced via the FEDORA-2020-e8835a5f8e advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
The microcode_ctl utility is a companion to the microcode driver written
by Tigran Aivazian
The microcode update is volatile and needs to be uploaded on each system
boot i.e. it doesn', t reflash your cpu permanently, reboot and it reverts
back to the old microcode.

Affected Software/OS:
'microcode_ctl' package(s) on Fedora 32.

Solution:
Please install the updated package(s).

CVSS Score:
2.1

CVSS Vector:
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2020-0548
Debian Security Information: DSA-4701 (Google Search)
https://www.debian.org/security/2020/dsa-4701
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/DT2VKDMQ3I37NBNJ256A2EXR7OJHXXKZ/
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/T5OUM24ZC43G4IDT3JUCIHJTSDXJSK6Y/
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2020/06/msg00019.html
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2020:0791 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2020-06/msg00016.html
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4385-1/
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2020-0549
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2020-0543
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/NQZMOSHLTBBIECENNXA6M7DN5FEED4KI/
https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/security-center/advisory/intel-sa-00320.html
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2020/07/14/5
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2020:0818 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2020-06/msg00025.html
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2020:0965 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2020-07/msg00024.html
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2020:0985 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2020-07/msg00031.html
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4387-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4388-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4389-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4390-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4391-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4392-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4393-1/
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