Intel recently issued a statement admitting that almost all of its CPU processors in the last three years have as many as 11 security vulnerabilities that can be used to load and execute arbitrary code, causing device instability or even crash, and the entire attack process operating system, users Invisible, almost impossible to defensive!
Specifically, the affected Intel processors include:
- Six generations of Core Skylake, seven generations of core Kaby Lake, eight generations of Core Coffee Lake series
- Xeon E3-1200 v5 / v6 series
- Xeon Scalable series
- Xeon W series
- Atom C3000 series
- Apollo Lake Atom E3900 series
- Apollo Lake Pentium Series
- Celeron N / J series
It should be noted that the enterprise-class Xeon E7 / E5 series are not affected.
Intel said it has developed a patch, but different from the operating system, the processor upgrade requires the motherboard, the whole partner cooperation Caixing, which depends on the sincerity of various manufacturers.
After the incident, motherboard maker Gigabyte quickly announced that it has deployed security measures for its motherboard products, you can repair Intel ME management engine, TXE trusted execution engine security vulnerabilities.
Gigabyte motherboard users simply brush into the latest BIOS, and update the ME, TXE driver, you can ensure the safety.
Gigabyte said Z370,200 series motherboards the first batch of updates, the old models will also follow up.