Fedora Linux 8645 Published by

A spectre-meltdown-checker security update has been released for Fedora 38.



[SECURITY] Fedora 38 Update: spectre-meltdown-checker-0.46-1.fc38


--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2023-7228464f28
2023-08-21 00:57:49.823897
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Name : spectre-meltdown-checker
Product : Fedora 38
Version : 0.46
Release : 1.fc38
URL : https://github.com/speed47/spectre-meltdown-checker
Summary : Spectre & Meltdown vulnerability/mitigation checker for Linux
Description :
Spectre & Meltdown vulnerability/mitigation checker for Linux.

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Update Information:

This release mainly focuses on the detection of the new Zenbleed
(CVE-2023-20593) vulnerability, among few other changes that were in line
waiting for a release: * feat: detect the vulnerability and mitigation of
Zenbleed (CVE-2023-20593) * feat: add the linux-firmware repository as another
source for CPU microcode versions * feat: arm: add Neoverse-N2, Neoverse-V1 and
Neoverse-V2 * fix: rewrite SQL to be sqlite3 >= 3.41 compatible
([#443]( https://github.com/speed47/spectre-meltdown-checker/issues/443)) * fix:
a /devnull file was mistakenly created on the filesystem * fix: fwdb: ignore
MCEdb versions where an official Intel version exists (fixes
[#430]( https://github.com/speed47/spectre-meltdown-checker/issues/430))
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
ChangeLog:

* Sat Aug 12 2023 Reto Gantenbein [reto.gantenbein@linuxmonk.ch] - 0.46-1
- Update to 0.46
* Sat Jul 22 2023 Fedora Release Engineering [releng@fedoraproject.org] - 0.45-4
- Rebuilt for https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_39_Mass_Rebuild
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
References:

[ 1 ] Bug #2232230 - 2023 ZENBLEED not covered by fedora version from april 2023
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2232230
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

This update can be installed with the "dnf" update program. Use
su -c 'dnf upgrade --advisory FEDORA-2023-7228464f28' at the command
line. For more information, refer to the dnf documentation available at
http://dnf.readthedocs.io/en/latest/command_ref.html#upgrade-command-label

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key. More details on the
GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at
https://fedoraproject.org/keys
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------