Not sure what is going to happen on the old BIOS front.
Microsoft have released a PowerShell script to allow you to check if you are affected though... you can check it here: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4073119/protect-against-speculative-execution-side-channel-...
Dell is aware of new security research describing software analysis methods related to Intel microprocessors. We are working with Intel and others in the industry to investigate and address the issue.
This is the information we have so far: Microprocessor Side-Channel Attacks (CVE-2017-5715, CVE-2017-5753, CVE-2017-5754): Impact on Dell pr...
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