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Intel asks users to delay updates, says patches can cause reboot snag: WSJ

Intel has identified three issues in updates released over the past week for 'microcode'

Reuters 

Intel Corp is asking some of it customers to hold off installing patches that address new security flaws that affect nearly all of its processors as the patches have bugs of their own, The Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday. Intel Corp on Thursday said that recently-issued patches for flaws in its chips could cause computers using its older Broadwell and Haswell processors to reboot more often than normal and that Intel may need to issue updates to fix the buggy patches. Intel has identified three issues in updates released over the past week for ...

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First Published: Fri, January 12 2018. 10:14 IST
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