Date: Mon, 09 Jan 2012 20:35:53 +0100 From: Florian Weimer <fw@...eb.enyo.de> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Malicious devices & vulnerabilties * Kurt Seifried: > Firewire has DMA. > > http://cansecwest.com/core05/2005-firewire-cansecwest.swf > > eSATA - also does DMA. > > Thunderbolt also does DMA. > > In other words a lot of the newer/higher end interfaces all do DMA > which is ... a problem. Gigabit Ethernet adapters also do DMA. Is it really the case that the (e)SATA implementation is as problematic as IEEE 1394? I don't think SATA exposes the DMA functionality over the wire.
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