Meltdown and Spectre Vulnerability

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Meltdown and Spectre Vulnerability

Are PA devices effected by the meltdown and spectre vulnerability and if so, are these signatures known yet by PA?

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How are IPS signatures possible for these attacks. Can anyone tell me what is the detection criteria ?

While we do not disclose the specific logic our IPS signatures utilize due to the fact that this is considered proprietary information, I can say that our IPS signatures are used to detect instances wherein someone has weaponized a Meltdown or Spectre attack using malicious javascript or something similar.

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