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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.879747
Category:Fedora Local Security Checks
Title:Fedora: Security Advisory for microcode_ctl (FEDORA-2021-598dbab9a9)
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'microcode_ctl'; package(s) announced via the FEDORA-2021-598dbab9a9 advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'microcode_ctl'
package(s) announced via the FEDORA-2021-598dbab9a9 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 33.

Solution:
Please install the updated package(s).

CVSS Score:
5.0

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

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