VERT Threat Alert: CPU Vulnerabilities – Meltdown and Spectre

Vulnerability Description Meltdown and Spectre are hardware design vulnerabilities in CPUs utilizing speculative execution. While the defect exists in the hardware, mitigations in operating systems are possible and are currently available. CPU hardware implementations are vulnerable to side-channel attacks referred to as Meltdown and Spectre. The issues are organized into three variants: CVE-2017-5753, Spectre Variant … Read More The post VERT Threat Alert: CPU Vulnerabilities – Meltdown and Spectre appeared first on The State of Security.
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