Microsoft released details on August 6 regarding another variant of the Spectre Variant 1 speculative execution side channel vulnerability (CVE-2019-1125). The vulnerability was actually patched in the July 9 update for all currently supported Microsoft Windows operating systems, so if you are caught up on your OS security updates you are already covered. Unlike many of the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities, this one did not require microcode updates from the device OEM. Also, the mitigation … More
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