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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.878637
Category:Fedora Local Security Checks
Title:Fedora: Security Advisory for microcode_ctl (FEDORA-2020-14fda1bf85)
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'microcode_ctl'; package(s) announced via the FEDORA-2020-14fda1bf85 advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'microcode_ctl'
package(s) announced via the FEDORA-2020-14fda1bf85 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 31.

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-2020-8695
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/MAAGIK5CXKBPGY3R4UR5VO56M7MKLZ43/
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/GRFC7UAPKAFFH5WX3AMDUBVHLKYQA2NZ/
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/AQ24MFBVH3HJW3PNRQBRY4YXKC7GA57W/
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/NEM2FZWVE4FNGYNQU3WCBAWTZRBWDYUR/
https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/security-center/advisory/intel-sa-00389
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2021/02/msg00007.html
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2020-8696
https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/security-center/advisory/intel-sa-00381
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2020-8698
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