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).
Security researchers have discovered a generic remote Spectre variant 1 attack dubbed NetSpectre that can be carried out over the network.
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.
Microsoft issued June 2018 Security Updates that include 51 unique vulnerability fixes, 11 of them rated critical. The updates address multiple Microsoft products to include Windows, Internet Explorer, Edge, Office, Office Services and Web Apps, ChakraCore and Adobe Flash.
Google has released Chrome 67 (version 67.0.3396.62) for Windows, Mac and Linux OS. The update includes 34 security fixes that address numerous vulnerabilities that could allow a remote attacker to take control of a victim’s computer.
New variants of the side-channel central processing unit (CPU) hardware vulnerabilities (aka Meltdown/Spectre) have been discovered. The new variants dubbed 3A and 4 have been found by Microsoft and Google researchers.
Microsoft has released two additional Windows security updates that address the Spectre side-channel vulnerabilities that were revealed in January this…
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.
Microsoft provided security updates earlier this week to address the Spectre Variant 2 (CVE 2017-5715) data leaking vulnerability that affects Intel’s Skylake H/S (6th generation Core CPUs) and Skylake U/Y & Skylake U23e (6th Generation Core m Processors).
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.”