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Old 01-09-2018, 06:26 AM   #1
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Meltdown and Spectre


Just curious if anyone know anything about these two vulnerabilities with Solaris.

Does anyone know if OpenIndiana / Illumos are susceptible to this attack and if any proof of concept has been written and is available?
 
Old 01-10-2018, 04:15 AM   #2
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There are no patches for illumos yet because they just weren't informed in time:
https://illumos.topicbox.com/groups/...4b73b56163ea43

However, depending on the architecture, it may be safe. SPARCv9 is not affected by Meltdown.
 
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