Advisories ยป MGAA-2016-0072

Updated microcode packages fix possible security issue

Publication date: 11 May 2016
Type: bugfix
Affected Mageia releases : 5

Description

AMD Piledriver CPUs (Fam 15h), such as the Opteron 6300 family of
server chips, and specifically CPU microcode versions 0x6000832 and
0x6000836 have a bug that can potentially be exploited by virtual
machine guests to hijack host servers.
This update provides a new microcode that fixes the issue.
                

References

SRPMS

5/nonfree