内核 – 从Specter / Meltdown安全的AIX / Power?

由于Intel,AMD和ARM受到Spectre and Meltdown cpu内核内存泄漏漏洞/漏洞的影响,我们可以说Power架构是安全的吗?
最佳答案
不,你不能说这是安全的.

https://www.ibm.com/blogs/psirt/potential-impact-processors-power-family/

Complete mitigation of this vulnerability for Power Systems clients involves installing patches to both system firmware and operating systems. The firmware patch provides partial remediation to these vulnerabilities and is a pre-requisite for the OS patch to be effective.

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Firmware patches for POWER7+, POWER8, and POWER9 platforms are now available via FixCentral. POWER7 patches will be available beginning February 7.

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AIX patches will be available beginning January 26 and will continue to be rolled out through February 12.

更新:补丁可用,http://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/spectre_meltdown_advisory.asc

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