Backporting intel-microcode to 16.04 LTS for errata fix

Robie Basak robie.basak at
Wed Jul 12 08:56:29 UTC 2017

On Wed, Jun 28, 2017 at 05:48:27PM +0800, Daniel J Blueman wrote:
> I find the intel-microcode package in Ubuntu 16.04 is heavily outdated
> (3.20151106.1) leaving many Intel Skylake and Kaby Lake systems
> vulnerable to incorrect program flow/state due to a processor errata
> [1].

It looks like this was stuck in moderation until now. FTR, there is a
and mailing list discussion
on this.

Consensus is to update. There was discussion about _how_ to do that, but
I don't think anybody objected to the principle of issuing the updates.
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