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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2021.0423
                      intel-microcode security update
                              8 February 2021

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           intel-microcode
Publisher:         Debian
Operating System:  Debian GNU/Linux
Impact/Access:     Access Confidential Data -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2020-8698 CVE-2020-8696 CVE-2020-8695

Reference:         ESB-2020.4341
                   ESB-2020.4327
                   ESB-2020.4209
                   ESB-2020.4153

Original Bulletin: 
   https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2021/02/msg00007.html

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Debian LTS Advisory DLA-2546-1              debian-lts@lists.debian.org
https://www.debian.org/lts/security/                      Utkarsh Gupta
February 06, 2021                           https://wiki.debian.org/LTS
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Package        : intel-microcode
Version        : 3.20201118.1~deb9u1
CVE ID         : CVE-2020-8695 CVE-2020-8696 CVE-2020-8698

CVE-2020-8695

    Observable discrepancy in the RAPL interface for some
    Intel(R) Processors may allow a privileged user to
    potentially enable information disclosure via local access.

CVE-2020-8696

    Improper removal of sensitive information before storage
    or transfer in some Intel(R) Processors may allow an
    authenticated user to potentially enable information
    disclosure via local access.

CVE-2020-8698

    Improper isolation of shared resources in some
    Intel(R) Processors may allow an authenticated user to
    potentially enable information disclosure via local access.

For Debian 9 stretch, these problems have been fixed in version
3.20201118.1~deb9u1.

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

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