Debian Systems Now Patched Against “Downfall” and “INCEPTION” CPU Flaws – 9to5Linux

  • Post Updated: April 4, 2024

The Debian Project released today updated kernel and intel-microcode packages for all supported Debian GNU/Linux releases to address the recently disclosed “Downfall” vulnerability affecting Intel CPUs, as well as the “INCEPTION” hardware vulnerability affecting AMD Zen CPUs.

Discovered by Daniel Moghimi, “Downfall” (a.k.a. CVE-2022-40982) is a GDS (Gather Data Sampling)…

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