Oracle says SPARCv9 has Spectre CPU bug, patches coming soon

Big Red finally delivers patches for its x86 boxes – and 230-plus other problems

Oracle has told users of its SPARC-powered platforms that they have the Spectre processor design flaw.

A support document buried in Oracle’s customers-only portal, but seen by The Register, states: “Oracle believes that certain versions of Oracle Solaris on SPARCv9 are affected by the Spectre vulnerabilities.”

Source: Oracle says SPARCv9 has Spectre CPU bug, patches coming soon • The Register

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