Chipmaker Patch Tuesday Intel, AMD Address Over 100 Vulnerabilities


This Patch Tuesday, the chip manufacturers Intel and AMD both posted security alerts. More than 100 vulnerabilities that were discovered in their products have been disclosed to customers. Intel has published 38 bulletins that address more than 80 vulnerabilities. Almost two dozen high severity issues have been fixed by the corporation; the remaining bugs have been given medium severity ratings; and one has been given a low severity rating.

Data Centre Manager (DCM), QuickAssist Technology (QAT), the Retail Edge Mobile iOS application, Server Board BMC firmware, processors, WULT software, i915 Graphics drivers for Linux, Trace Analyzer and Collector, NUC firmware, System Usage Report (SUR), and One Boot Flash Update (OFU) have all been fixed for high-severity vulnerabilities that could result in privilege escalation.

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