Microsoft Confirms Lazy FP State Restore Vulnerability on Windows, Fix Incoming
Intel has just confirmed another vulnerability in its chips, this time called Lazy FP State Restore, and vendors are now rushing to release security updates in order to keep customers protected.
Microsoft is one of the companies that offered guidance for Lazy FP State Restore, explaining in an advisory that security updates are already in the works and they should be released soon.
By the looks of things, Microsoft won’t be rolling out the new patches when they’re ready, but instead wait for the next Patch Tuesday cycle to ship the updates. As per Microsoft’s typical schedule, the next Patch Tuesday is scheduled for July 10.
All Intel chips affected
The Redmond-based software giant says that Lazy restore is enabled by default in … (read more)