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.
Additional resources include:
- Intel Security First
- Intel Resources and Response to Side Channel L1 Terminal Fault
- NCCIC TA18-141A: Side-Channel Vulnerability Variants 3a and 4
- NCCIC TA18-004A: Meltdown and Spectre Side-Channel Vulnerability Guidance