Date: Mon, 25 Jun 2018 08:10:08 +0300 From: Georgi Guninski <guninski@...inski.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Intel hyper-threading security issues On Wed, Jun 20, 2018 at 12:48:55AM +0400, Loganaden Velvindron wrote: > 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 > According to journos Intel won't patch this: https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/06/22/intel_tlbleed_key_data_leak/ Meet TLBleed: A crypto-key-leaking CPU attack that Intel reckons we shouldn't worry about How to extract 256-bit signing keys with 99.8% success Intel has, for now, no plans to specifically address a side-channel vulnerability in its processors that can be potentially exploited by malware to extract encryption keys and other sensitive info from applications.
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