Updated microcode_ctl packages that add one enhancement are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.
The microcode_ctl packages provide microcode updates for Intel and AMD processors.
An updated CPU Microcode data file is now available to be used by the Linux kernel to correct behavior in Intel processors on boot.
Users of microcode_ctl are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which add this enhancement. Note: a system reboot is necessary for this update to take effect.