CPU Issues and Speculative Execution

http://smooth1.co.uk/security/CPU_issues.html

Updated Linux kernel patches and added HardenedBSD.

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CPU Issues and Speculative Execution

http://smooth1.co.uk/security/CPU_issues.html

added

  • Cloud Providers – Linode,Open Telekom Cloud
  • Hypervisor – QEMU
  • Operating Systems – FreeBSD,OpenBSD,Gentoo,Container Linux (CoreOS)
  • Userland – GCC compiler,WebKit
  • Misc Vendor fixes – Raspberry Pi

 

Updated Linux kernel patches with more information


Windows Process Monitor

Windows Proccess Monitor – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-gb/sysinternals/downloads/procmon


CPU Issues and Speculative Execution

http://smooth1.co.uk/security/CPU_issues.html

added

  • Debian,Fedora
  • LLVM,ZFS,Lustre
  • Oracle Sparc,RISC-V
  • Oracle,Nexenta,Scality,Pure Storage,Wonderware,Rockwell Automation,Synology,F5,Qubes,Qubes,Fortinet,Netap

Updated Google cloud section to mention Retpoline a compile time fix for Variant 2 (part of  Spectre) with “almost no performance loss.”


CPU Issues and Speculative Execution

A comprehensive blog post on CPU Issues and Speculative Execution:

http://smooth1.co.uk/security/CPU_issues.html

 


Db2 Version,Release,Modpacks,Fixpacks and Interim Fixes

https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/community/blogs/IMSupport/entry/All_about_ifixes_interim_fixes?lang=en

11.1.2.3 iFix001

11 (Version) seperatedly licensed, major feature changes,starts 5 year maintenance clock,download from Passport Advantage

1 (Release) Minor but significant feature changes,starts 5 year maintenance clock,download from Passport Advantage

2 (Modpack) Can include new functionality,does not start new maintenance clock, download from Fix Central

3 (Fixpack) Cumulative update of all available fixes and APARs,does not start new maintenance clock,download from Fix Central

iFix001 (iFix – Interim Fix) Tested and verified set of small number of key fixes and APARs,cumulative,Downloads found on Fix Central,Supported for the maintenance life of the Version.Release.


Disk Cleanup on Windows Server 2016

To perform a full disk cleanup on Windows Server 2016

Dism.exe /Online /Cleanup-Image /AnalyzeComponentStore