Security Update – Intel released Spectre patches for Kaby Lake, Coffee Lake, Skylake Platforms

Intel released microcode updates to address Spectre vulnerability(CVE-2017-5715) for many of its chipsets including the recently announced Intel?? Xeon?? Scalable and Intel?? Xeon?? D processors for data center systems.

The Spectre attack breaks the isolation between the applications, it allows an attacker to trick legitimate applications into leaking their secrets.