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BRIEF-AMD Processors Exposed To Both variants of Spectre security flaw

From Reuters - January 11, 2018

Jan 11 (Reuters) - Advanced Micro Devices Inc:

* AMD PROVIDES AN UPDATE ON AMD PROCESSOR SECURITY

* AMD SAYS WE BELIEVE GOOGLE PROJECT ZERO VARIANT 1 CAN BE CONTAINED WITH AN OS PATCH & WE HAVE BEEN WORKING WITH OS PROVIDERS TO ADDRESS THIS ISSUE

* AMD - SPECTRE VARIANT 1 AND SPECTRE VARIANT 2 IS APPLICABLE TO AMD PROCESSORS

* AMD - WORKING WITH MICROSOFT TO CORRECT ISSUE THAT PAUSED DISTRIBUTION OF PATCHES FOR VARIANT 1

* AMD - MICROSOFT SHOULD RESUME UPDATES FOR OLDER PROCESSORS FOR SPECTRE VARIANT 1 BY NEXT WEEK

* AMD - SOFTWARE UPDATES FOR SPECTRE VARIANT 2WILL BE PROVIDED BY SYSTEM PROVIDERS AND OS VENDORS

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