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Enhancement Advisory microcode_ctl enhancement update

Advisory: RHEA-2013:0103-1
Type: Product Enhancement Advisory
Severity: N/A
Issued on: 2013-01-07
Last updated on: 2013-01-07
Affected Products: Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client)

Details

Updated microcode_ctl packages that add one enhancement are now available for
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

The microcode_ctl packages provide microcode updates for Intel and AMD
processors.

This update adds the following enhancement:

* The Intel CPU microcode file has been updated to version 20120606. This is the
most recent version of the microcode available from Intel. (BZ#790195)

All users of microcode_ctl are advised to upgrade to these updated packages,
which add this enhancement. Note that the system must be rebooted in order for
these changes to take effect.


Solution

Before applying this update, make sure all previously-released errata
relevant to your system have been applied.

This update is available via the Red Hat Network. Details on how to
use the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at
https://access.redhat.com/knowledge/articles/11258

Updated packages

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server)

SRPMS:
microcode_ctl-1.17-3.el5.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2013:1340
    MD5: 29f3636be3c95ebcc5f91c4add5a4ad7
SHA-256: 90df01ca7f5a21d3c5f1097eb6f25eec58a76e3b093adf6b46169ded1395233c
 
IA-32:
microcode_ctl-1.17-3.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2013:1340
    MD5: 90c1192fa6e6da1f2d6490a0c0cbd6c3
SHA-256: 4579250d7fbb8bde7226345a8b39c546996c45f2f4acbde2d62d222ba9af343c
microcode_ctl-debuginfo-1.17-3.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2013:1340
    MD5: 7923f8ce07d786d2069188eb32c2eb1a
SHA-256: b58621148ae71bd0b2c1ee08a499425a7203a6705e71e4cd21fbef796e122595
 
x86_64:
microcode_ctl-1.17-3.el5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2013:1340
    MD5: 8f58e966159a38291bb50c973652bc46
SHA-256: 776accc1c1181a306553c483d67cb98128d035f1323315615a300c600d2b9735
microcode_ctl-debuginfo-1.17-3.el5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2013:1340
    MD5: 61bb7341a9ed7831c9c2ec5b7ebc9884
SHA-256: 9541762fff0244dd3f4b6f1f8ac3aa5237b452659b34423beb89269f0433b796
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client)

SRPMS:
microcode_ctl-1.17-3.el5.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2013:1340
    MD5: 29f3636be3c95ebcc5f91c4add5a4ad7
SHA-256: 90df01ca7f5a21d3c5f1097eb6f25eec58a76e3b093adf6b46169ded1395233c
 
IA-32:
microcode_ctl-1.17-3.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2013:1340
    MD5: 90c1192fa6e6da1f2d6490a0c0cbd6c3
SHA-256: 4579250d7fbb8bde7226345a8b39c546996c45f2f4acbde2d62d222ba9af343c
microcode_ctl-debuginfo-1.17-3.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2013:1340
    MD5: 7923f8ce07d786d2069188eb32c2eb1a
SHA-256: b58621148ae71bd0b2c1ee08a499425a7203a6705e71e4cd21fbef796e122595
 
x86_64:
microcode_ctl-1.17-3.el5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2013:1340
    MD5: 8f58e966159a38291bb50c973652bc46
SHA-256: 776accc1c1181a306553c483d67cb98128d035f1323315615a300c600d2b9735
microcode_ctl-debuginfo-1.17-3.el5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHEA-2013:1340
    MD5: 61bb7341a9ed7831c9c2ec5b7ebc9884
SHA-256: 9541762fff0244dd3f4b6f1f8ac3aa5237b452659b34423beb89269f0433b796
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Keywords

microcode_ctl


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