Intel Side-Channel L1TF Vulnerability

Original release date: August 14, 2018

Intel has released recommendations to address a side-channel vulnerability called L1 Terminal Fault (L1TF) that affects multiple Intel microprocessors. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain sensitive information.

NCCIC encourages users and administrators to review Intel’s Security Advisory INTEL-SA-00161, apply the necessary mitigations, and refer to software vendors for appropriate patches, when available.

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