if you have recent supermicro you dont need to update the bios,
Some tests:
Crack test:

Check test:

the intel microcodes  you can find here:
good luck.

On Thu, Jan 11, 2018 at 4:32 PM, Derek Atkins <de...@ihtfp.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> On Thu, January 11, 2018 9:53 am, Yaniv Kaul wrote:
>> No one likes downtime but I suspect this is one of those serious
>> vulnerabilities that you really really must be protected against.
>> That being said, before planning downtime, check your HW vendor for
>> firmware or Intel for microcode for the host first.
>> Without it, there's not a lot of protection anyway.
>> Note that there are 4 steps you need to take to be fully protected: CPU,
>> hypervisor, guests and guest CPU type - plan ahead!
>> Y.
> Is there a HOW-To written up somewhere on this?  ;)
> I built the hardware from scratch myself, so I can't go off to Dell or
> someone for this.  So which do I need, motherboard firmware or Intel
> microcode?  I suppose I need to go to the motherboard manufacturer
> (Supermicro) to look for updated firmware?  Do I also need to look at
> Intel?  Is this either-or or a "both" situation?  Of course I have no idea
> how to reflash new firmware onto this motherboard -- I don't have DOS.
> As you can see, planning I can do.  Execution is more challenging ;)
> Thanks!
>>> > Y.
> -derek
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