Security researchers have found a new side-channel attack and vulnerability that affects millions of newer Intel microprocessors. The new vulnerability CVE-2019-1125 dubbed SWAPGS is a variant of Spectre Variant 1 and bypasses previous mitigations against Spectre and Meltdown.
Intel has released security and firmware updates that fix vulnerabilities in multiple Intel products.
Intel has released four security advisories to address vulnerabilities in multiple Intel products, to include Intel® Media SDK, Intel® Graphics Performance Analyzer for Linux, Microprocessor Memory Mapping and Intel® NUC.
Intel issued security advisories for vulnerability fixes or workarounds that impact multiple Intel products.
Microsoft has released new Intel microcode updates (KB4346084) for Windows 10 version 1803 (Windows 10 April 2018 Update) and Windows Server Version 1803 (Server Core).
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.
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."
Intel made an update yesterday to previously issued security advisory on the Spectre/Meltdown 'speculation execution' vulnerabilities that could cause information disclosure on systems running Intel processors.
On the heels of recent Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities, the F-Secure security team has discovered a security issue in Intel's Active Management Technology (AMT).