openSUSE-SU-2018:1631-1: moderate: Security update for kernel-firmware

openSUSE Security Update: Security update for kernel-firmware

Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2018:1631-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1095735
Cross-References: CVE-2017-5715
Affected Products:
openSUSE Leap 42.3

An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.


This update for kernel-firmware fixes the following issues:

This security issue was fixed:

– CVE-2017-5715: Prevent unauthorized disclosure of information to an
attacker with local user access caused by speculative execution and
indirect branch prediction (bsc#1095735)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12-SP2:Update update project.

Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods
like YaST online_update or “zypper patch”.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

– openSUSE Leap 42.3:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2018-590=1

Package List:

– openSUSE Leap 42.3 (noarch):



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