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Windows 7 users! After Meltdown comes Total Meltdown!

KB 4100480 kicked off the two days from patching purgatory with a Windows 7/Server 2008R2 kernel update for CVE-2018-1038, the “Total Meltdown” bug Microsoft introduced in Win7 back in January. Total Meltdown, you may recall, is a huge security hole implemented by all of these Microsoft security …

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Windows patches for Total Meltdown, bluescreens, an IP stopper — and little documentation

KB 4100480 kicked off the two days from patching purgatory with a Windows 7/Server 2008R2 kernel update for CVE-2018-1038, the “Total Meltdown” bug Microsoft introduced in Win7 back in January. Total Meltdown, you may recall, is a huge security hole implemented by all of these Microsoft security …

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Flawed Meltdown patch by Microsoft makes Windows more vulnerable

Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 both share the same Windows kernel version; PML4 is always mapped in virtual memory at 0xFFFFF6FB7DBED000 but this data’s location gets randomized to Windows 10. As the address gets disclosed, it becomes quite easy for attackers to exploit this …

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Total Meltdown: How Microsoft’s Meltdown patch created an even bigger flaw for hackers

In Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2 (which shares the same version of the Windows kernel,) PML4 is always mapped to the address 0xFFFFF6FB7DBED000 in virtual memory, whereas Windows 10 randomizes the location of this data, the post noted. With the address known, and capable of …

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Microsoft Patches 15 Critical Bugs in March Patch Tuesday Update

Part of this month’s round of patches also included an additional update for the Meltdown vulnerabilities. Windows 32-bit versions of Windows 7 and 8.1, as well as Server 2008 and 2012 now have mitigations for Meltdown and Spectre. “The Windows kernel received a lot of attention this month likely due …

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Description of the security update for vulnerabilities in Windows Server 2008 and WES09 and …

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists in the way that the Windows Graphics Device Interface (GDI) handles objects in memory. An information disclosure vulnerability exists when the Windows kernel improperly initializes objects in memory. To learn more about the vulnerabilities, go to the Security …

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