Bug 1713186

Summary: Mechanism in Cockpit to enable/disable SMT
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 Reporter: Oneata Mircea Teodor <toneata>
Component: cockpitAssignee: Martin Pitt <mpitt>
Status: CLOSED ERRATA QA Contact: Jan Ščotka <jscotka>
Severity: high Docs Contact: Vendula Ferschmannova <vferschm>
Priority: unspecified    
Version: 8.0CC: lmanasko, mpitt, release-test-team, tbowling
Target Milestone: rcKeywords: Extras, ZStream
Target Release: 8.0   
Hardware: Unspecified   
OS: Unspecified   
Whiteboard:
Fixed In Version: Doc Type: Enhancement
Doc Text:
.Enabling and disabling SMT Simultaneous Multi-Threading (SMT) configuration is now available in RHEL 8. Disabling SMT in the web console allows you to mitigate a class of CPU security vulnerabilities such as: * link:https://access.redhat.com/security/vulnerabilities/mds[Microarchitectural Data Sampling] * link:https://access.redhat.com/security/vulnerabilities/L1TF[L1 Terminal Fault Attack]
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Clone Of: 1678956 Environment:
Last Closed: 2019-06-18 17:21:54 UTC Type: Enhancement
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oVirt Team: --- RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:
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Bug Depends On: 1678933, 1678956    
Bug Blocks: 1701002    

Comment 2 Martin Pitt 2019-05-23 13:55:56 UTC
Will deliver this through an upstream microrelease, I finished backporting the code.

Comment 6 errata-xmlrpc 2019-06-18 17:21:54 UTC
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.

For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.

If the solution does not work for you, open a new bug report.

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHEA-2019:1538