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    SubjectRe: Intel microcode fixes [OFF-TOPIC]
    On 20-Nov-98 Alex Buell wrote:
    > Can of worms here, I'm afraid.
    >> Does Linux protect the cpu at all in this instance?
    > Don't think so.
    i assume that the ucode can only be changed with priv instuctions
    so if inside the kernel all security bets are off to start with
    --
    simon

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