Intel responds to CPU security flaw as macOS 10.13.2 said to include fix for Macs

Intel CPUs suffer from a serious security flaw that allows user programs to access contents of the protected kernel memory.

Intel has now publicly commented on the flaw and it appears that Apple has already issued a patch. According to developer Alex Ionescu, macOS 10.13.2, originally released on December 6th, includes a fix for the kernel security bug. Furthermore, additional fixes are purportedly included in macOS 10.13.3, which is still in beta testing.

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