Few High vulnerabilities has been detected in INTEL processors, so asus users needed latest BIOS.

edited June 20 in VivoBook
  1. System: Windows 10 64bit 32bit
  2. Battery or AC: Both
  3. Model: All models
  4. Frequency of occurrence: Might be
  5. Reset OS: nil
  6. Screenshot or video: yes

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Detailed description:

Some researchers found some vulnerabilities in some intel processors and intel advised to update the latest bios firmware (included latest released microcode ) to affected intel processors ungently through motherboard , system builders and laptop manufacturers. 

Also intel inc said, intel has already sent the microcodes to all OEM manufacturers to build new bios firmwares. 

All vulnerabilities are described in intel security advisories , I am giving the links for your references. 

https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/security-center/advisory/intel-sa-00320.html

https://software.intel.com/security-software-guidance/insights/processors-affected-special-register-buffer-data-sampling

https://software.intel.com/security-software-guidance/processors-affected-transient-execution-attack-mitigation-product-cpu-model

https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/security-center/advisory/intel-sa-00322.html 

https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/security-center/advisory/intel-sa-00329.html

https://software.intel.com/security-software-guidance/insights/processors-affected-vector-register-sampling

https://software.intel.com/security-software-guidance/processors-affected-transient-execution-attack-mitigation-product-cpu-model

 

https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/security-center/advisory/intel-sa-00334.html

https://software.intel.com/security-software-guidance/processors-affected-transient-execution-attack-mitigation-product-cpu-model 

affected processors listlink

So please , I request all the asus laptop or desktop users , should contact asus security team and asus custmer care team for releasing latest BIOS firmware which includes latest microcode.

Thanks for reading my post.



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