meltdown & spectre Intel patches

Hi guys

can you help clarifying if Intel has already released any fixes for this problem ? If yes, what's the download link ?

Thanks so much.
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ferraristaAsked:
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CESNetwork AdministratorCommented:
Hardware patches will likely come in the form of BIOS updates, so check your vendor's website for updated releases.

Microsoft and Apple are actively working on software updates, so install updates when they become available.
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ferraristaAuthor Commented:
I don't understand. I'm asking if they have been made available already. Is that the case ?

Thanks again.
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Shaun VermaakTechnical Specialist IVCommented:
Yes, they are available however AMD patches where pulled
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ferraristaAuthor Commented:
Wait, those are the Microsoft patches.

I'm talking about the Intel patches.
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Shaun VermaakTechnical Specialist IVCommented:
Ah, sorry :)
Saw the Windows 2012 Server tag

Remember that MS is implementer based on OS but vendor (AMD/Intel) actually provides specs (this is why MS is blaming AMD for unbootable devices)
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ferraristaAuthor Commented:
Got it. Thanks. But I did read that Intel is supposed to release its own fixes these days. Just cannot find any precise info.

Anyone else knows ???
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Dope ADMSr. Systems EngineerCommented:
Below links is what we got from one of Microsoft's PFE, then we patched most of them as advised:

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/ADV180002
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4073119/
https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/4072699/important-information-regarding-the-windows-security-updates-released

SQL servers: https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/4073229/windows-protect-device-against-chip-related-security-vulnerability
Windows Servers: https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/4072698/windows-server-guidance-to-protect-against-the-speculative-execution-s

WSUS should have the following updates:
Windows Operating System (OS) Release      Latest Cumulative Update (LCU) Package | Monthly Rollup Package
Windows 10 1709      https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4056892

Windows 10 1703      http://www.catalog.update.microsoft.com/Search.aspx?q=2018-01

Windows 10 1607 & Windows Server 2016      https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4056890

Windows 10 1511      http://www.catalog.update.microsoft.com/Search.aspx?q=2018-01

Windows 10 RTM      http://www.catalog.update.microsoft.com/Search.aspx?q=2018-01

Windows 8.1 & Windows Server 2012 R2      http://www.catalog.update.microsoft.com/Search.aspx?q=2018-01

Windows 7.0 SP1 & Windows Server 2008 R2      http://www.catalog.update.microsoft.com/Search.aspx?q=2018-01


Update for Windows Server 2016 is available here:
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4056890

Windows 10 1709 (Fall Creators Update):
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4056892

Updates for other OS versions:
http://www.catalog.update.microsoft.com/Search.aspx?q=2018-01
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masnrockCommented:
The patch you're asking about is being released through system manufacturers. So you'd either look at the manufacture of your systems of the manufacturer(s) of your motherboard(s) if you can built your own system(s).

https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/architecture-and-technology/facts-about-side-channel-analysis-and-intel-products.html

The particular portion you're asking about falls under this (because I know you want to be able to see the exact statement from Intel):

Are there updates for all of the issues that have been disclosed?
With regard to Intel’s products, all the issues disclosed by researchers can be mitigated either by software or firmware updates. End users and systems administrators should check with their operating system vendors and system manufacturers, and apply any available updates as soon as practical.
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