Peplink Security Advisory: Spectre and MeltdownAlan Spicer Marine Telecom Blog | Alan Spicer Marine Telecom Blog
Peplink Security Advisory: Spectre and Meltdown On January 3rd, 2018, the details of CPU architecture flaws were reported by a number of security researchers. See the detailed info at: or The discovered security flaws are caused by "speculative execution", a technique used by most modern processors to optimize performance. These flaws could lead to disclosure of sensitive data stored in the privileged memory (which is normally allocated to privileged processes or the operating system kernel) to a malicious party. The reported flaws were later acknowledged by respective CPU vendors in official statements. We have evaluated our products and online services to assess the impact of this vulnerability. Products The only affected products are Balance with MediaFast 200, MediaFast 500 and MediaFast 750. A patch to fix the vulnerabilities will be released within firmware 7.1.0. Temporary solution is to switch off Docker