Meltdown and Spectre Vulnerabilities for XCOM

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Article ID: 76510

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Products

CA XCOM Data Transport CA XCOM Data Transport - Windows CA XCOM Data Transport - Linux PC CA XCOM Data Transport - z/OS

Issue/Introduction



Is XCOM impacted by Meltdown CVE-2017-5754 and/or Spectre CVE-2017-5753/CVE-2017-5715 vulnerabilities?

Environment

Release: ESPXCM99000-11.6-CA-XCOM Data Transport-Extended Support Plus
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Resolution

Meltdown and Spectre Vulnerabilities are around Processor, hardware and cannot be fixed by Software. Patches are created and provided by respective hardware vendors. Therefore CA does not create fixes for these kind of threats.