Systems that have already been upgraded to the Windows 10 April 2018 Update (version 1803) are now provided with a new update that brings more mitigations for the Spectre Variant 2 vulnerability in Intel processors.
Windows 10 update KB4100347 is thus only shipped to computers with Intel processors, and it is available right now via Windows Update and on Microsoft’s Update Catalog for manual downloads.
Among the CPUs getting microcode update as part of KB4100347, worth highlighting are Skylake and Kaby Lake series, both of which have already received other security fixes in the previous months from Intel and Microsoft. The full list of chips getting further mitigations with this update is available here.
“This update also includes Intel microcode updates…