IntelĀ® Speculative Execution Side-Channel method called L1 Terminal Fault (L1TF)

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Posted Date: 2018-08-15


Last Updated: 2018-08-15


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Intel® Speculative Execution Side-Channel method called L1 Terminal Fault (L1TF)

NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible.                        

Source: Intel® Article ID: Intel SA-00161

Potential Security Impact: Toshiba is aware of the Intel® Speculative Execution Side-Channel method called L1 Terminal Fault (L1TF) security issue.  The security and privacy of our customers' information are priorities for Toshiba. Toshiba is working closely with Intel to provide firmware and/or software updates as soon as possible to resolve this security vulnerability. Update details for these platforms will be added to this document as they become available.

In the meantime, Toshiba recommends that customers update their systems to the latest Toshiba firmware and software, apply all of Microsoft System Updates as they become available and follow security best practices for malware protection to help prevent possible exploitation of these vulnerabilities. These practices include, but are not limited to, promptly deploying software updates, avoiding unknown hyperlinks and websites, never downloading files or applications from unknown sources, and employing up-to-date anti-virus and advanced threat protection solutions.

In addition, Toshiba encourages customers to review both Intel’s Security Advisory and the Microsoft Advisory Notice for information, including appropriate identification and mitigation measures.

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