Intel botches patch for chip flaw

|About: Intel Corporation (INTC)|By:, SA News Editor

Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) is quietly advising some customers to hold off installing patches that address new security flaws affecting virtually all of its processors, WSJ reports.

It turns out the patches had bugs of their own.

The glitch underscores the difficulty of Intel's challenge as it scrambles to fix the unprecedented vulnerabilities, called Meltdown and Spectre.