Intel Admits It Won’t Be Possible to Fix Spectre (V2) Flaw in Some Processors

By [email protected] (Mohit Kumar) As speculated by the researcher who disclosed Meltdown and Spectre flaws in Intel processors, some of the Intel processors will not receive patches for the Spectre (variant 2) side-channel analysis attack

In a recent microcode revision guidance (PDF), Intel admits that it would not be possible to address the Spectre design flaw in its specific old CPUs, because it requires changes to the

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