Debian Security Advisory DSA 4273-1 (intel-microcode - security update)

Published: 2018-08-15 22:00:00
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Affected Versions:
intel-microcode on Debian Linux

For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 3.20180703.2~deb9u1. We recommend that you upgrade your intel-microcode Linux Distribution Packages. For the detailed security status of intel-microcode please refer to its security tracker page linked in the references.

This update ships updated CPU microcode for some types of Intel CPUs and provides SSBD support (needed to address Spectre v4) and fixes for Spectre v3a .

Detection Method:
This check tests the installed software version using the apt Linux Distribution Package manager.

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)


CVSS Score

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