Two Linux bugs patched this month could allow hackers to sidestep mitigations for the infamous Spectre vulnerability. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Two Linux bugs patched this month could allow hackers to sidestep mitigations for the infamous Spectre vulnerability.

"If left unpatched, the vulnerabilities mean that existing Spectre protections will not be sufficient to prevent some exploitation techniques," wrote Symantec in a blog post.

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