AMD Releases Firmware Update To Address SEV Vulnerability

| June 26, 2019

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A new security vulnerability has been made public over AMDs Secure Encrypted Virtualization (SEV) having insecure cryptographic implementations. Fortunately, this AMD SEV issue is addressed by a firmware update. CVE-2019-9836 has been made public as the AMD Secure Processor / Secure Encrypted Virtualization exposes an insecure cryptographic implementation.

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