Intel says it has fixed 90% of the processors affected by the holes, two security Meltdown and the Spectre

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He wakes up the world a few weeks ago on the news that was discovered a loophole to security issues in the different processors of different companies, which are security vulnerabilities that require re-design of the kernel Linux, and Windows repair. As has been already mentioned, these vulnerabilities which carry the names of Meltdown and the Spectre affect a wide range of processors, starting from the processors oriented to computers, access to the processors destined for smartphones, tablets and servers. And Intel now that 90 percent of the products affected by these vulnerabilities may have received reform.

Confirm the Intel in a blog post on the official blog that it has released software updates for about 90 percent of the processors own which have been released over the past five years. And the company that still have to do more work because while these updates to the mitigation of the risk of security gaps mentioned above, some customers Complain of Frequent rebooting for their computers after the update.

It was believed at the outset that the restart problem is limited to Intel processors, but the company has now confirmed that it was able to note similar behavior on computers that are supported by processors Ivy Bridge and Sandy Bridge, and SkyLake and Kaby Lake.

Confirm the Intel they had to re-apply these problems internally and is making progress towards identifying the root cause. As we explained you in a previous article, we will the company provides source code and experimental verification for manufacturers of computers in the next week. The company has provided more information and further instructions about this whole episode on the site Security Center.

 

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