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Meltdown and Spectre Advisory

There are confirmed vulnerabilities in most commonly used computer microprocessor architectures (Current analysis shows this affects chips manufactured by Intel, AMD and ARM). This in turn affects the security of most operating systems such as Linux, Windows, macOS, Android, virtualized environments. Malicious actors could take advantage of this vulnerability for an unauthorized access to otherwise protected memory of a compromised computer using Meltdown and/ or Spectre exploits. All system administrators are advised to review and apply appropriate mitigation in this advisory