‘CacheOut’ Attack: update microcode without a reboot and you’re safe

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At the end of January 2020, another speculative execution vulnerability was found in Intel processors. Any modern Intel CPU built before October 2018 is likely vulnerable to a discovered hardware issue that could allow attackers to leak sensitive data from the OS kernel, co-resident virtual machines, and even from Intel’s secured SGX enclave.

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‘CacheOut’ Attack: update microcode without a reboot and you’re safe

CacheOut-min

At the end of January 2020, another speculative execution vulnerability was found in Intel processors. Any modern Intel CPU built before October 2018 is likely vulnerable to a discovered hardware issue that could allow attackers to leak sensitive data from the OS kernel, co-resident virtual machines, and even from Intel’s secured SGX enclave.

Continue reading “‘CacheOut’ Attack: update microcode without a reboot and you’re safe”