Intel Addresses New Reptar CPU Vulnerability Impacting Desktop and Server Systems


Intel has successfully addressed a critical CPU vulnerability impacting a range of its contemporary processors, spanning desktops, servers, mobile devices, and embedded systems.

This fix includes recent microarchitectures like Alder Lake, Raptor Lake, and Sapphire Rapids. It is identified as CVE-2023-23583 and labeled a ‘Redundant Prefix Issue,’ could be exploited by attackers to elevate privileges, compromise sensitive data, or induce a denial of service state.

This update process should be facilitated through their original equipment manufacturer (OEM), operating system vendor (OSV), and hypervisor vendors to ensure comprehensive protection against potential exploits.

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