Meltdown & Spectre : places to check for patches availability

Appreciate if can point me to links / URLs on patches to download & availability for
a) MS Windows 2008 R2, 2012 R2, 2016,  7, 10
b) Dell & IBM hardware
c) ESXi Ver 6.1
d) Various Cisco switches & routers (we have 2xxx, 3xxx, 4xxx models)
e) EMC VNC & VMAX
f) Solaris x86 on AMD
g) McAfee AV
h) Bluecoat Proxy
i)  F5 LTM, GTM Ver 11.7.x
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Andrew LeniartFreelance Journalist & IT ConsultantCommented:
Hi,

Have you had a read of this article recently published?

https://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/31438/Intel-Bug-Spectre-and-MeltDown.html

It provides information on how to test if your system(s) are vulnerable and also some links to patches.

Hope that's helpful.
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Qlemo"Batchelor", Developer and EE Topic AdvisorCommented:
In regard of hardware, there is no other choice than to look that up yourself by visiting the respective vendor pages with exact model numbers.
Software is not much different. VMware provided patches in November/December.

Firewalls and routers are not concerned, as you need to run crafted software on the device to be able to attack.
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masnrockCommented:
a) You might want to read this article since it's being recommended to make sure that your AV software is patched (and updated a registry key) first: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4072699/january-3-2018-windows-security-updates-and-antivirus-software
b) Since this is hardware specific, look at the Dell and IBM sites for any patches they might have released. Should be in the support/drivers & downloads area. Since we don't know your models, it's literally impossible for anyone to answer correctly.
c) Answered by Qlemo, but to build on that: https://www.vmware.com/us/security/advisories/VMSA-2018-0002.html
d) Have to deal with Cisco. They're probably still assessing since a large number of products would potentially fall under this.
e) F5 is working on it. Subset of products are vulnerable. https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K91229003
f) Oracle might not ever release anything, only time will tell.
g) McAfee released updates. Here's their article: https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=KB90167
h) I don't think Symantec has an official answer yet.
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