Support for the Intel 'Meltdown' security vulnerability

Version 7

    Purpose

     

    To provide information regarding Microsoft's 1/3/18 out-of-band release addressing critical security vulnerabilities

     

    Information

     

    Microsoft released January monthly security updates late the night of 1/3/18 (out of band) to address a CPU firmware vulnerability.  The patches released were added to our patch definition XML update released the evening of 1/4/18.

     

    Please see Important information on detection logic for the Intel 'Meltdown' security vulnerability  for more detailed info.

     

    Affected Product(s)

     

    Shavlik Protect 9.2.x

    Ivanti Patch for Windows Server 9.3.x