January 4, 2018
NOT good, not good at all - “Meltdown allows an adversary who can run code on the vulnerable processor to obtain a dump of the entire kernel address space, including any mapped physical memory. The root cause of the simplicity and strength of Meltdown are side effects caused by out-of-order execution.”
To my dismay I had to get up at 4:30 today and get the early bus to work.
Not my favorite thing to do. Anyway, I was able to catch a glimpse of the
Reading about Meltdown & Spectre (haven’t had the time to understand the details yet) but OUCH, this is going to hurt.