[DISCUSSION] Meltdown and Spectre

Discussion in 'PC Hardware' started by scaramonga, Jan 3, 2018.

  1. Michaela Joy

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    @Mikorist: Your post made me search around for my own MoBo.

    I haven't found anything as of yet. (Asus P8Z77-V PRO)

    I think you're correct. This issue will probably be pushed off onto the MoBo manufacturers via a BIOS update.
     
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  2. 3zero3

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    If Intel gives a new microcode.
     
  3. Daz

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  5. Daz

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    @taviruni Compared to last years release I'm seeing specific updates for Ivy Bridge, Haswell, Broadwell, Skylake, Kaby Lake, Coffee Lake & Gemini Lake CPUs.

    Out of the 94 files only 19 of them are different.

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    CPUID=306C3 Rev=23 2017/11/20 CRC=16535FE4 Off=0 Size=5C00 Plat=1,4,5
    CPUID=306D4 Rev=28 2017/11/17 CRC=734956F1 Off=0 Size=4800 Plat=6,7
    CPUID=306E4 Rev=42A 2017/12/01 CRC=9B215C1F Off=0 Size=3C00 Plat=0,2,3,5,6,7
    CPUID=306F2 Rev=3B 2017/11/17 CRC=B4A4C42D Off=0 Size=8400 Plat=0,1,2,3,5,6
    CPUID=306F4 Rev=10 2017/11/17 CRC=40551AAB Off=0 Size=4400 Plat=7
    CPUID=40651 Rev=21 2017/11/20 CRC=2B637CE4 Off=0 Size=5800 Plat=1,4,5,6
    CPUID=40661 Rev=18 2017/11/20 CRC=A2AC454C Off=0 Size=6400 Plat=1,4,5
    CPUID=40671 Rev=1B 2017/11/17 CRC=4763E424 Off=0 Size=3400 Plat=1,5
    CPUID=406E3 Rev=C2 2017/11/16 CRC=C6C6F699 Off=0 Size=18400 Plat=6,7
    CPUID=50654 Rev=200003C 2017/12/08 CRC=A4059069 Off=0 Size=6C00 Plat=0,1,2,4,5,7
    CPUID=50662 Rev=14 2017/12/16 CRC=9161527A Off=0 Size=7C00 Plat=4
    CPUID=50663 Rev=7000011 2017/12/16 CRC=B17C1102 Off=0 Size=5800 Plat=4
    CPUID=506E3 Rev=C2 2017/11/16 CRC=328B43AF Off=0 Size=18400 Plat=1,2,4,5
    CPUID=706A1 Rev=22 2017/12/26 CRC=CA264967 Off=0 Size=12000 Plat=0
    CPUID=806E9 Rev=80 2018/01/04 CRC=6961A256 Off=0 Size=18000 Plat=6,7
    CPUID=806EA Rev=80 2018/01/04 CRC=F6263DAE Off=0 Size=18000 Plat=6,7
    CPUID=906E9 Rev=80 2018/01/04 CRC=6AA1DE93 Off=0 Size=18000 Plat=1,3,5
    CPUID=906EA Rev=80 2018/01/04 CRC=84CABC68 Off=0 Size=17C00 Plat=1,5
    CPUID=906EB Rev=80 2018/01/04 CRC=D24EDB7F Off=0 Size=18000 Plat=1
    I've also seen a Linux update containing one more.
    Code:
    CPUID=406F1 Rev=B000025 2017/11/18 CRC=F0B0963D Off=0 Size=6C00 Plat=0,1,2,3,5,6,7
     
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  6. taviruni

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  8. taviruni

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    Please read again my previous post just updated.
     
  9. Daz

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    I did, but that result still doesn't mean that you're safe from Spectre. The powershell script will tell you if you are.
     
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  10. taviruni

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    I tryed but my Powershell on 7x64 can't load the module.
     
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  12. Daz

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    @taviruni You're still vulnerable to Spectre.

    If the VMware program did work for you then I guess it didn't update your microcode to a Spectre patched version.
     
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  13. Yen

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    #97 Yen, Jan 10, 2018
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  14. asabater

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    linux kernel 4.4.0-108 breaking boxes on ubuntu 16.04!!!!!

    saludos from spain
     
  15. Mikorist

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    You can download any live-dvd linux distro - boot and test PC to Spectre and Meltdown as well
     
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