IBM has released updated AIX and VIOS fixes for CVE-2017-5715, known as Spectre, that are only applicable to the following POWER9 systems:
The prtconf command may be used to find the system model number.
For example: prtconf | grep "System Model"
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The vulnerability was reported to IBM by Google Project Zero.
Updated: Mon Sep 24 08:59:02 CDT 2018
Update: Added system model 9080-M9S as a system to which the bulletin applies.
*The CVSS Environment Score is customer environment specific and will ultimately impact the Overall CVSS Score. Customers can evaluate the impact of this vulnerability in their environments by accessing the links in the Reference section of this Security Bulletin.
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24 September 2018