Today, the Google Project Zero team disclosed an additional speculative execution method to obtain data that would otherwise be protected by the CPU.
Google, together with CPU, hardware and operating system vendors have worked over the past months to prepare mitigations for this vulnerability, known as Spectre v4.
The vulnerability is similar to others in […]
Now that some time has passed and we are through another round of patches / updates, here is a perspective on how handling the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities looked.
As of now, Meltdown and Spectre are mostly behind us. Well maybe not from a chip manufacturer perspective, but it is from a SUSE update perspective. […]
Yesterday the security community and a number of IT vendors announced the existence of several hardware security vulnerabilities that allow potential exploits across a range of hardware architectures and operating systems including but not limited to Linux.
SUSE engineers have been collaborating with our partners and the Linux community on upstream Linux kernel […]