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Happy New Year, BCM Community!  We are starting off 2018 with some new vulnerabilities to manage.

 

Meltdown and Spectre exploit hardware vulnerabilities in Intel processors since 1995.

 

January 10, 2018 update: Microsoft has resumed updating the majority of AMD devices with the Windows operating system security update to help protect against the chipset vulnerabilities known as Spectre and Meltdown.. See details here: 

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4073707/windows-os-security-update-block-for-some-amd-based-devices

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The good news!

BCM's patch knowledge base includes the Microsoft software patches against Meltdown.

 

What to do?

You can use BCM patch management to apply these patches to your affected Microsoft devices with Intel processors.

 

You can use BCM software deployment to apply patches for Mac:

 

You can get more details here: https://meltdownattack.com/

Stay tuned for updates.

 

We will continue to update BCM as quickly as possible to help you manage these vulnerabilities.