“We recommend that OEMs, cloud service providers, system manufacturers, software vendors and end users stop deployment of current versions, as they may introduce higher than expected reboots and other unpredictable system behavior.”
Oh, and Linus Torvalds went off on Intel:
“It’s not that it’s a nasty hack. It’s much worse than that…so the IBRS garbage implies that Intel is _not_ planning on doing the
right thing for the indirect branch speculation…So somebody isn’t telling the truth here. Somebody is pushing complete
garbage for unclear reasons…As it is, the patches are COMPLETE AND UTTER GARBAGE…They do literally insane things. They do things that do not make sense. That makes all your arguments questionable and suspicious.”
And remember, good ol’ TweakHound told you not to update in the first place.