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Ubuntu resource library has included Intel microcode updates: mitigate processor Spectre vulnerability impact

via:cnBeta.COM     time:2018/1/12 12:51:10     readed:591


(the Intel microcode firmware has been updated in the Ubuntu repository)

Canonical wrote in the Security Bulletin:

It has been found that the microprocessor has hidden dangers in predicting execution and prediction execution, or allows unauthorized people to read memory through bypass attacks. It is the Spectre flaw.

A local attacker can take sensitive information, including kernel memory (Bulletin number:CVE-2017-5715).

To update the Intel CPU microcode, please pay attention to downloading the corresponding version:

The new version of Ubuntu 17.10 is' intel-microcode 3.20180108.0~ubuntu17.10.1 'and' intel-microcode 3.20180108.0~ubuntu17.04.1 ';

The new version of Ubuntu 17.10 is' intel-microcode 3.20180108.0~ubuntu16.04.2 'and' intel-microcode 3.20180108.0~ubuntu14.04.2 '.

The microcode update installation method is as follows:

Open the 'software and update' program and click on the 'additional driver' tag page.

Look at the processor firmware in 'intel-microcode'. If you don't check it, remember to do it manually.

Run sudo apt-get update in terminal

Reboot and complete the update.

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