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SubjectRe: Hyper-Threading Vulnerability
Barry K. Nathan wrote:
> On Fri, May 13, 2005 at 07:51:20AM +0200, Gabor MICSKO wrote:
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>>Is this flaw affects the current stable Linux kernels? Workaround?
>>Patch?

Simple. Just boot a uniprocessor kernel, and/or disable HT in BIOS.


> Some pages with relevant information:
> http://www.ussg.iu.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/0403.2/0920.html
> http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=2317

These pages have zero information on the "flaw." In fact, I can see no
information at all proving that there is even a problem here.

Classic "I found a problem, but I'm keeping the info a secret" security
crapola.

Jeff


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