Update from HP: Processor Vulnerability

Update from HP: Processor Vulnerability

Update from HP: Processor Vulnerability

2018-04-30T16:22:54+00:00 Feb 12th, 2018|Security & Technology Updates|

Google Project Zero has publicly disclosed a vulnerability with modern CPUs related to side-channel “speculative execution” exploits, which have been named Spectre and Meltdown.

This is an industry-wide issue, impacting all manufacturers’ PC and server hardware using the affected CPUs. Malicious code designed to exploit this vulnerability could potentially infer data values from memory.

First and last, at HP we take security very seriously—it’s a top issue for our customers and the foundation of trust in our products. We are working to address security issues such as this quickly and with quality, and when we learn about a new issue we put people and technology in place to respond to new threats and help customers to be protected.

You will find a description of the issue, the list of products impacted, and updated drivers for the impacted products at https://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c05869091. The Security Bulletin will continue to be updated as we get new updates.