back to article Intel patches buggy Sapphire Rapids Xeons, resumes shipments

Anyone running Intel's 4th-Gen Xeon Scalable processors should be on the lookout for a firmware update to address the issue that briefly forced the x86 giant to halt shipments of mid-core-count chips. According to Intel, the mystery bug, discovered late last month, could "interrupt system operation" on Sapphire Rapids …

  1. Sparkus


    what's the performance hit of the patch?

  2. Korev Silver badge

    Unfortunately, Intel didn't address our questions on the cause of the issue or under what conditions it first arose.

    Maybe because naughty people could do all sorts fun things to multi-user clouds like AWS, Azure etc

    1. IGotOut Silver badge

      Same thought. Sounds like an easily exploitable critical vuln.

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