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Dissolve embarrassment: Microsoft re - push Spectre and Meltdown patches for the old AMD platform

via:cnBeta.COM     time:2018/1/12 11:44:32     readed:460


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(pictured: the old AM2 interface AMD Athlon X2 4200 CPU)

The number of the patch isKB4056892Since its release in January 3rd, it has caused many AMD machines to be unavailable.MicrosoftAfter analysis, the problem was limited to older models that could run into Windows 10, according to the analysis.


(pictured: FM2 interface is new AMD Athlon X4 860K CPU)

Yesterday, Microsoft has begun to push the revised security patches to AMD users. It hasn't received the updated old machines for a week, and now users can feel relieved to install them.

HoweverPC GamerPaul Lilly points out that Microsoft has blamed this accident on AMD's wrong documents:

We have received a number of reports from AMD device users, which indicate that the system has entered a state that can not be started after installing a security patch.

After investigating, we found that some of the AMD chipsets failed to comply with previous documents submitted to Microsoft and used to develop Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities.

To this, AMD came to the end of the weekTheVergeRespond:

Both sides have realized and are making an update to solve the problem. It is expected that it can be pushed to the affected equipment soon.

[compiled from:TechReportSource:Microsoft]

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