Date: Wed, 20 Jun 2018 00:48:55 +0400 From: Loganaden Velvindron <loganaden@...il.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Cc: secure@...el.com Subject: Intel hyper-threading security issues Hi all, OpenBSD has gone ahead and disabled Intel Hyper threading with a fairly detailed comment about the reasons behind: https://firstname.lastname@example.org/msg99141.html As far as I can tell: -cache timing attacks are possible, and spectre-like problems are an issue again. -OSes will need to modify their schedulers to avoid scheduling domains in a dangerous way. When will the details be published so that OpenBSD users who buy Intel hardware can get more fined grained solutions against specific attack vectors ? Is it also scheduled for the 27th ? Kind regards, //Logan C-x-C-c
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