Speculative Zombies and the Linux Kernel

“CVEs mean nothing, for the kernel. Very few CVEs ever get assigned for the kernel. I’m fixing 20 patches a day, I could create a CVE to each one of them, I was told not to because it would burn the world down,” he said. https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/29/intel_disable_hyper_threading_linux_kernel_maintainer/ lol?