Updated microcode packages fix security vulnerabilitiesPublication date: 13 Jan 2018
Affected Mageia releases : 5 , 6
This update provides microcode fixes and mitigations for Spectre (CVE-2017-5715) for many Intel CPUs produced in the last 5 years. So far the Intel microcode updates are for several processors from the Haswell, Broadwell, Skylake, Kaby Lake, Coffee Lake, Gemini Lake, Apollo Lake, Crystal Well and IVT platforms We also have added the latest known microcode for Amd family 17 (Zen) processors. We will provide more microcode updates when they are made available by Intel and Amd. We also suggest that you check if there is updated BIOS and EFI firmwares from your hardware vendor.