The issue is in an Intel chip used for remote management.
The Intel NUC and Nvidia Shield both are vulnerable to high-severity flaws, Intel and Nvidia warned in dual advisories.
A new attack on Intel server-grade CPUs could allow the leakage of SSH passwords – but luckily it’s not easy to exploit.
The notebook maker is warning users of three separate vulnerabilities.
Overall, Intel stomped out three high-severity vulnerabilities and five medium-severity flaws.
Intel issued patches for a high-severity flaw in its processor diagnostic tool as well as a fix for a medium-severity vulnerability in its data center SSD lineup.
Intel has patched seven high-severity vulnerabilities in its mini PC NUC kit firmware.
Intel has issued fixes for a slew of vulnerabilities, separate from the side-channel bugs disclosed last week.
A lot of thought and meaning goes into the naming of infamous CPU side channel flaws, like ZombieLoad, Spectre and Meltdown.
Daniel Gruss, the researcher behind Spectre, Meltdown – and most recently, ZombieLoad – Intel CPU side channel attacks, gives an inside look into how he discovered the flaws.