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Meltdown and Spectre Detection and Remediation

Two processor (CPU) flaws, called Meltdown and Spectre, have recently been publicly reported. These flaws could allow malicious code to read sensitive data such as passwords from protected areas of memory. This KB article will outline patch status from our vendors and review detection and remediation methods.

Remediation steps

The above vulnerabilities can be patched manually. The following KB articles have in depth information on automated remediation via Casper and SCCM.

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January 29, 2020

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