Cisco security updates for ASA, NX-OS Software, CPU side-channel vulnerabilities

Cisco released new security updates on Friday, two rated high severity and two medium severity, to address ASA, NX-OS and CPU side-channel vulnerablities that impact multiple products.

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Intel Spectre and Meltdown vulnerability guidance

Intel released new details of availability for microcode updates that address the Meltdown and Spectre design flaws in Intel processors. According to the company, Intel has stopped working on microcode updates for certain Intel processors as noted in the release.

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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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