MSI releases security updates for its AM4 motherboards regarding mitigations for Google Project Zero (GPZ) Variant 2 (Spectre) for Microsoft Windows users. The BIOS updates also enable support for the new second-generation AMD Ryzen 2000 Series processors for the MSI X370, B350, and A320 motherboards. The latest security update addresses the recently disclosed vulnerabilities, for more information on the AMD updated microcode, visit https://www.amd.com/en/corporate/security-updates
The new BIOS version is with AMD AGESA 188.8.131.52a to fully support AMD 2nd Generation Ryzen Desktop Processors for the first-generation AM4 motherboards carrying the AMD X370, B350 and A320 chipsets. MSI highly recommends owners of MSI Socket AM4 motherboards to update to the latest BIOS and review AMD’s Security Advisory on the link provided above. See BIOS version information on the following MSI AM4 motherboards below:
MSI X470 Motherboards
MSI X370 Motherboards
MSI B350 Motherboards
MSI A320 Motherboards
How To Update BIOS
Users can download and install the latest BIOS using M-Flash to update affected models. To ensure download of the latest BIOS version, head to the corresponding product pages at the MSI website.