Microsoft Security Advisory Notification CVE 2017-5715

Microsoft has issued a Security Advisory Notification for CVE 2017-5715 (Spectre) on April  24, 2018. It is about a revision of the documentation. Here is the text of the notification.


Title: Microsoft Security Advisory Notification
Issued: April 24, 2018

Security Advisory Updated on April 24

* Microsoft Security Advisory ADV180002

– Title: Guidance to mitigate speculative execution side-channel
– Reason for Revision:
   The following updates have been made: 1. Revised FAQ #11 to
   announce that stand-alone security update 4078407 is available
   via the Microsoft Update Catalog to enable by default the
   mitigation against Spectre variant 2 (CVE 2017-5715) for all
   supported versions of Windows 10 and Windows 10 Servers. See
   Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 4078407 for more information.
   2. Updated FAQ #14 to announce that a stand-alone update for
   Windows 10 is available via the Microsoft Update Catalog.
   This update includes microcode updates from Intel. See
   Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 4091666 for more information.
– Originally posted: January 3, 2018
– Updated: April 24, 2018
– Version: 17.0

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