rootkit code to exploit major Intel chip flaw

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rootkit code to exploit major Intel chip flaw

Postby Noel » Wed Mar 18, 2009 11:05 pm

Not sure if it should be posted here, but it looks like we (intel users) are going to have a big problem!

<blockquote id="quote"><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica" id="quote">quote:<hr height="1" noshade id="quote">Uh Oh, rootkit code to exploit major Intel chip flaw to be posted 3/19/09
"Thursday, March 19th, 1600 UTC, we will publish a paper (+ exploits) on exploiting Intel CPU cache mechanisms. The attack allows for privilege escalation from Ring 0 to the SMM on many recent motherboards with Intel CPUs. Rafal implemented a working exploit with code execution in SMM in a matter of just a few hours."<hr height="1" noshade id="quote"></font id="quote"></blockquote id="quote">
More info @ http://www.networkworld.com/community/node/39825?t51hb and @ http://theinvisiblethings.blogspot.com/ ... eries.html

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