Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 23rd Jan 2018 22:31 UTC
Mac OS X

Along with macOS High Sierra 10.13.3, Apple this morning released two new security updates that are designed to address the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities on machines that continue to run macOS Sierra and OS X El Capitan.

As outlined in Apple's security support document, Security Update 2018-001 available for macOS Sierra 10.12.6 and OS X El Capitan 10.11.6 offers several mitigations for both Meltdown and Spectre, along with fixes for other security issues, and the updates should be installed immediately.

Together with last week's update, this means the last three major revisions of macOS are now protected from the processor bugs.

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user78
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2011-07-06

all unixes used C programming, but lately LINUX act so nervous, while that MICROSOFT still assuring users everything is fine in their end...besides...it has no effect on any BSD or FreeBSD so far...its older system code than newer alter fake UNIX aka LINUX BOX...

only way to make it work...the spectre bug has to latched on exe or windows system syscalls like svchosts ...while unix can't run exe or run win syscalls at all...so its recommended not update at all if using apple or bsd or even LINUX shouldn't jump the gun when they forget who they are really....i am not sure its a UNIX os or some fake type linus created....its a mess to me...their code base is litter with bugs all the time...

Edited 2018-01-27 02:38 UTC

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