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by aceprabhu
2018/01/30 04:45:45
Forum: CentOS 6 - Security Support
Topic: Meltdown and Spectre
Replies: 57
Views: 78226

Re: Meltdown and Spectre

Any idea on the timeline in making mitigation fixes available for i386? Or it will not be available at all?
by aceprabhu
2018/01/23 12:32:12
Forum: CentOS 6 - Security Support
Topic: Meltdown and Spectre
Replies: 57
Views: 78226

Re: Meltdown and Spectre

Is KPTI only for 64bit system ? Sorry for persisting with the question of mitigating the vulnerabilities in CentOS 6.9 i386. I am not finding any reference to why the following files would be missing: ( I had mounted debugfs) /sys/kernel/debug/x86/pti_enabled /sys/kernel/debug/x86/ibpb_enabled /sys/...
by aceprabhu
2018/01/20 20:46:47
Forum: CentOS 6 - Security Support
Topic: Meltdown and Spectre
Replies: 57
Views: 78226

Re: Meltdown and Spectre

@bshoe24, I didn't install the microcode - microcode_ctl-1.17-25.2 - as it was said be problematic and a new one was released to undo the its installation.

Any thoughts on why spectre-meltdown-checker.sh yeilds negative results even though, I have patched my OS?

-Prabhu
by aceprabhu
2018/01/19 13:00:22
Forum: CentOS 6 - Security Support
Topic: Meltdown and Spectre
Replies: 57
Views: 78226

Re: Meltdown and Spectre

I patched my CentOS 6.9 system with the security patches for Spectre and Meltdown. Changelog results indicate successful patch update. However, the spectre-meltdown-checker.sh throws up negative results. Details are below. I went through the script and I could find the check based on which the scrip...

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