[Cryptography] Big ugly security problem in post-2008 Intel chipsets.
leichter at lrw.com
Tue May 2 18:03:31 EDT 2017
> https://semiaccurate.com/2017/05/01/remote-security-exploit-2008-intel-platforms/ <https://semiaccurate.com/2017/05/01/remote-security-exploit-2008-intel-platforms/>
> Any details of what level of local access is needed for a local exploit? In particular, is this exploitable from inside a VM? That would be really bad news for AWS, Google Cloud, or Azure.
Published details remain vague.
One could also ask what level of *network* access is required. If simply the ability to send a packet to the machine is enough, perhaps you could break into one VM's host from a different VM - since VM's you own can send each other packets.
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