November 23, 2020 Doug Bidwell
As we report elsewhere in this issue of The Four Hundred, there is a new security bulletin that has been issued relating to a speculative execution vulnerability that affects Power9 systems running the Virtual I/O Server in general and AIX 7.1 and AIX 7.2 in particular. As such, it indirectly affects all four IBM i releases, from 7.1 through 7.4. See Security Bulletin: Vulnerability CVE-2020-4788 at this link.
The patches to deal with this vulnerability are as follows:
- IBM i 7.4: MF68089 and MF68090
- IBM i 7.3: MF68094 and MF68095
- IBM i 7.2: MF68096 and MF68097
- IBM i