Intel chip flaw: Math unit potentially spills kernel crypto secrets to apps – modern Linux, Windows,

Malware on Cores, Xeons may lift computations, mitigations in place or coming

 
By Chris Williams, Editor in Chief 13 Jun 2018
 
 
Intel Pentium Silver and Celeron chips

 

A security flaw within Intel Core and Xeon processors can be potentially exploited to swipe sensitive data from the chips’ math processing units.

 

Malware or malicious logged-in users can attempt to leverage this design blunder to steal the inputs and results of computations performed in private by the operating system kernel.

 

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