5:15PM, 08 Jan 2018
TLP Rating: White
Meltdown and Spectre CPU vulnerabilities
Updated at 3.10pm 10 Jan 2018
Researchers have found multiple vulnerabilities in computer processors which may allow attackers to extract information from affected systems, including passwords and other sensitive data.
CERT NZ is not currently aware of any attacks that are actively exploiting these vulnerabilities, however proofs of concept to exploit these vulnerabilities have been published. Because of this, we strongly recommend you protect yourself with the advice provided below as soon as practicable.