Intel: The CPU security patch for Linux are available to Pentium Chipset
Specter, Meltdown vulnerabilities exposed by the Intel CPU processor are booming, but in fact, Intel has long been in the process of repairing, and CEO Ke rekki also publicly promised to complete all the bug fixes before the end of the month.
Now that Intel has released a microcode update patch for the Linux system, it fixes any vulnerabilities in the affected CPUs across Linux distributions.
The supported operating systems cover almost all popular releases of recent years: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.4 / 7.3 / 7.2 / 7.1 / 7.0, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.8/6.7/6.6/6.5/6.4/6.3/6.2, SUSE Linux SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 / SP4 / SP3 / SP2 / SP1, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 12.2, CentOS 7.4 / 7.3 / 7.2 / 7.1 / 7.0, Debian 8.x / 7 .x, Fedora 24/23, Ubuntu 16.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS.
Meanwhile, Intel also lists Red Hat Linux, SUSE Linux, Ubuntu, OpenDesktop, Google Chrome OS and Chromium OS separately, which means any Linux distribution based on them is supported.
CPU model support is an extremely long list of desktop, notebooks, servers, embedded and so forth, even the ancient Pentium 4 from 1999 to 2000, Pentium 3, Celeron are also covered in the list, This is not the product of the past five years.