Speculation & meldown. Nothing new!

Dave B g8kbvdave at googlemail.com
Tue Jan 16 13:18:01 UTC 2018

Here you go.  From SN show notes for episode 645, aired last week.

From:-  https://www.grc.com/sn/sn-645-notes.pdf   Page 12 of 13.

WhatWhat's Old is New Again...
1995: "The Intel 80x86 Processor Architecture: Pitfalls for Secure Systems."
1995: on page 9 under section "4.2 Security Flaws": Item 6. Prefetching
may fetch otherwise
inaccessible instructions in Virtual 8086 mode. (From a paper in 1992!)
-- 25 years ago.


Dave B.

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