Meltdown

Intel microcode updates for Windows 10 and Server products

Microsoft issued a new security advisory for Intel microcode updates for Windows 10 versions 1903 and 1909. The updates also address a known vulnerability behind a Zombieload attack. In addition, a targeted update for Windows Server 2019 version 1903 was also available.

The top 20 vulnerabilities to patch now (that are most under attack)

Security firm Verint analyzed the top 20 vulnerabilities to patch now that are under active attack and exploited by cyber attack groups worldwide. The report is aimed at assisting security teams in prioritizing and enhancing their organization’s patch management efforts.

Cisco security updates for ASA, NX-OS Software, CPU side-channel vulnerabilities

Cisco released new security updates on Friday, two rated high severity and two medium severity, to address ASA, NX-OS and CPU side-channel vulnerablities that impact multiple products.

Intel issues new Spectre/Meltdown patch guidance

Intel said the root cause of the reboot issues have been identified. To that end, the company said customers and partners should not install its current versions of Spectre/Meltdown patches rolled out earlier this month as they “may introduce higher than expected reboots and other unpredictable system behavior.”