[Cryptography] Intel Management Engine pwnd (was: How to find hidden/undocumented instructions

Jonathan Thornburg jthorn4242 at gmail.com
Wed Nov 22 20:03:54 EST 2017

On Wed, Nov 22, 2017 at 01:31:37PM -0800, Ryan Carboni wrote:
> There is no logical reason why most of the Intel management engine is
> implemented in software.
> It should be a coprocessor with most components implemented in hardware.

Hardware is just as vulnerable to security bugs as software/firmware. :(
Looking at the errata for a modern high-end microprocessor can be quite

ciao, -- Jonathan

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