Microcode_ctl has been scheduled for gradual rollout

Jan 4, 2021 8:07:04 PM / by Inessa Atmachian

update

A new updated microcode_ctl package has been scheduled for gradual rollout from our production repository.

Rollout slot: 2

Rolled out to: 0.2%

ETA for 100% rollout: January, 19

Changelog

  • Update Intel CPU microcode to microcode-20201112 release:
        - Addition of 06-8a-01/0x10 (LKF B2/B3) microcode at revision 0x28;
        - Update of 06-7a-01/0x01 (GLK B0) microcode from revision 0x32 up to 0x34;
        - Updated releasenote file.
  • Disable 06-8c-01 (TGL-UP3/UP4 B1) microcode update by default.
  • Update Intel CPU microcode to microcode-20201027 release, addresses CVE-2020-8694, CVE-2020-8695, CVE-2020-8696, CVE-2020-8698 (#1893261, #1893249, #1893229):
        - Addition of 06-55-0b/0xbf (CPX-SP A1) microcode at revision 0x700001e;
        - Addition of 06-8c-01/0x80 (TGL-UP3/UP4 B1) microcode at revision 0x68;
        - Addition of 06-a5-02/0x20 (CML-H R1) microcode at revision 0xe0;
        - Addition of 06-a5-03/0x22 (CML-S 6+2 G1) microcode at revision 0xe0;
        - Addition of 06-a5-05/0x22 (CML-S 10+2 Q0) microcode at revision 0xe0;
        - Addition of 06-a6-01/0x80 (CML-U 6+2 v2 K0) microcode at revision 0xe0;
        - Update of 06-4e-03/0xc0 (SKL-U/U 2+3e/Y D0/K1) microcode (in intel-06-4e-03/intel-ucode/06-4e-03) from revision 0xdc up to 0xe2;
        - Update of 06-55-04/0xb7 (SKX-D/SP/W/X H0/M0/M1/U0) microcode (in intel-06-55-04/intel-ucode/06-55-04) from revision 0x2006906 up to 0x2006a08;
        - Update of 06-5e-03/0x36 (SKL-H/S/Xeon E3 N0/R0/S0) microcode (in intel-06-5e-03/intel-ucode/06-5e-03) from revision 0xdc up to 0xe2;
        - Update of 06-8e-09/0x10 (AML-Y 2+2 H0) microcode (in intel-06-8e-9e-0x-dell/intel-ucode/06-8e-09) from revision 0xd6 up to 0xde;
        - Update of 06-8e-09/0xc0 (KBL-U/U 2+3e/Y H0/J1) microcode (in intel-06-8e-9e-0x-dell/intel-ucode/06-8e-09) from revision 0xd6 up to 0xde;
        - Update of 06-8e-0a/0xc0 (CFL-U 4+3e D0, KBL-R Y0) microcode (in intel-06-8e-9e-0x-dell/intel-ucode/06-8e-0a) from revision 0xd6 up to 0xe0;
        - Update of 06-8e-0b/0xd0 (WHL-U W0) microcode (in intel-06-8e-9e-0x-dell/intel-ucode/06-8e-0b) from revision 0xd6 up to 0xde;
        - Update of 06-8e-0c/0x94 (AML-Y 4+2 V0, CML-U 4+2 V0, WHL-U V0) microcode (in intel-06-8e-9e-0x-dell/intel-ucode/06-8e-0c) from revision 0xd6 up to 0xde;
        - Update of 06-9e-09/0x2a (KBL-G/H/S/X/Xeon E3 B0) microcode (in intel-06-8e-9e-0x-dell/intel-ucode/06-9e-09) from revision 0xd6 up to 0xde;
        - Update of 06-9e-0a/0x22 (CFL-H/S/Xeon E U0) microcode (in intel-06-8e-9e-0x-dell/intel-ucode/06-9e-0a) from revision 0xd6 up to 0xde;
        - Update of 06-9e-0b/0x02 (CFL-E/H/S B0) microcode (in intel-06-8e-9e-0x-dell/intel-ucode/06-9e-0b) from revision 0xd6 up to 0xde;
        - Update of 06-9e-0c/0x22 (CFL-H/S/Xeon E P0) microcode (in intel-06-8e-9e-0x-dell/intel-ucode/06-9e-0c) from revision 0xd6 up to 0xde;
        - Update of 06-9e-0d/0x22 (CFL-H/S/Xeon E R0) microcode (in intel-06-8e-9e-0x-dell/intel-ucode/06-9e-0d) from revision 0xd6 up to 0xde;
        - Update of 06-3f-02/0x6f (HSX-E/EN/EP/EP 4S C0/C1/M1/R2) microcode from revision 0x43 up to 0x44;
        - Update of 06-55-03/0x97 (SKX-SP B1) microcode from revision 0x1000157 up to 0x1000159;
        - Update of 06-55-06/0xbf (CLX-SP B0) microcode from revision 0x4002f01 up to 0x4003003;
        - Update of 06-55-07/0xbf (CLX-SP/W/X B1/L1) microcode from revision 0x5002f01 up to 0x5003003;
        - Update of 06-5c-09/0x03 (APL D0) microcode from revision 0x38 up to 0x40;
        - Update of 06-5c-0a/0x03 (APL B1/F1) microcode from revision 0x16 up to 0x1e;
        - Update of 06-7a-08/0x01 (GLK-R R0) microcode from revision 0x16 up to 0x18;
        - Update of 06-7e-05/0x80 (ICL-U/Y D1) microcode from revision 0x78 up to 0xa0;
        - Update of 06-a6-00/0x80 (CML-U 6+2 A0) microcode from revision 0xca up to 0xe0.
  • Add README file to the documentation directory.
  • Add publicly-sourced codenames list to supply to gen_provides.sh; update the latter to handle the somewhat different format.
  • Add SUMMARY.intel-ucode file containing metadata information from the microcode file headers.

Update command

yum update microcode_ctl

Immediate update (via bypass)

yum update microcode_ctl --enablerepo=cloudlinux-rollout-2-bypass

Topics: Technical Blog, Gradual rollout, microcode_ctl

Inessa Atmachian

Written by Inessa Atmachian

Inessa Atmachian is a Technical Writer. She is responsible for developing technical product documentation for CloudLinux OS, KernelCare, and Imunify360 products. She provides customers with release notes and information on product updates.

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