Spectre and Meltdown

UPDATE:  AWS has patched 99.9 percent of its infrastructure:

https://aws.amazon.com/de/security/security-bulletins/AWS-2018-013/

 

Wanted to share so that everyone is aware of new major Security Vulnerabilities:

https://meltdownattack.com/ 

https://www.theverge.com/2018/1/4/16848976/how-to-protect-windows-pc-meltdown-security-flaw

https://www.theverge.com/2018/1/3/16846784/microsoft-processor-bug-windows-10-fix

CVE-2017-5753 and CVE-2017-5715 are the official references to Spectre

CVE-2017-5754 is the official reference to Meltdown

https://access.redhat.com/security/vulnerabilities/speculativeexecution

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/ADV180002

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4073119/windows-client-guidance-for-it-pros-to-protect-against-speculative-exe

 

 

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