“Spectre” and “Meltdown” Processor Vulnerabilities
Several news reports have detailed the “Spectre” and “Meltdown” processor vulnerabilities uncovered by Google’s Project Zero team.
We are actively working with our suppliers to gather information and obtain updates as they address these vulnerabilities. As part of our standard development processes, we are integrating and testing these updates as they become available, and are releasing them to our customers.
We will continue to provide Cray customers with detailed information and updates as quickly as possible. Cray service teams work directly with our customers and are providing regular communications. If you are a Cray customer, please reach out to your Cray support team for more details.
We recommend maintaining good security practices to limit exposure to this vulnerability and any other vulnerabilities that might arise in the future.
Additional information from Cray suppliers: