Microsoft February 2018 Patch Updates

Microsoft issued February 2018 Security Updates that includes more than 50 fixes, 14 of them critical. The updates address multiple Microsoft products to include Windows, Internet Explorer, Edge, Office, Office Services and Web Apps, ChakraCore and Adobe Flash.

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Intel issues new Spectre/Meltdown patch guidance

Intel said the root cause of the reboot issues have been identified. To that end, the company said customers and partners should not install its current versions of Spectre/Meltdown patches rolled out earlier this month as they "may introduce higher than expected reboots and other unpredictable system behavior."

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Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory for January 2018

Oracle has released its Critical Patch Update Advisory for January 2018. The update includes 237 new security fixes for multiple Oracle products to include Spectre (CVE-2017-5753, CVE-2017-5715) and Meltdown (CVE-2017-5754) Intel processor vulnerabilities.

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Apple releases new security updates to address Spectre

Apple released macOS High Sierra 10.13.2 Supplemental Update that includes security improvements to Safari and WebKit to mitigate the effects of Spectre vulnerability (CVE-2017-5753 and CVE-2017-5715).  Apple also provided a security update for Safari 11.0.2 for OS X El Capitan 10.11.6…

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