01-06-2018 09:47 PM - edited 01-06-2018 10:27 PM
Microsoft released a rare out-of-band security update to supported many versions of Windows. The software update is part of a number of fixes that will protect against a newly-discovered processor bug in Intel, AMD, and ARM chipsets. ADV180002 | Guidance to mitigate speculative execution side-channel vulnerabilities
For consumers, to keep Windows up to date is the first step but is mandatory to install applicable Firmware (BIOS) update provided by OEM device manufacturer.
1) Microsoft has released the following patches for Windows 10:
KB4056892 (OS Build 16299.192)
KB4056891 (OS Build 15063.850)
KB4056890 (OS Build 14393.2007)
KB4056888 (OS Build 10586.1356)
KB4056893 (OS Build 10240.17738)
(*) Verifying that protections are enabled, you are protected if all lines have the "True" value.
2) Then I would like to know when Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro (20266 / 80AY) is going to receive a microcode fix (Firmware Update) to address Spectre and Meltdown security risks?
Currently it isn't even listed under Lenovo Security Advisory LEN-18282
Please support your costumers with a proper Firmware.