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Old 06-18-2012, 04:03 PM   #1
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Intel/64 bit/virt vulnerability

Here's a cheery little article for you (US-CERT discloses security flaw in Intel chips): apparently, using Intel CPUs in 64 bit mode, using virtualisation there is a potential exploit, due to differences in the way that AMD and Intel implement the x86-64 instruction set.

"Besides Microsoft and Intel, vendors whose products are affected include Joyent, Citrix, Oracle, Red Hat and SUSE Linux, US-CERT says."

Not at all potentially widespread, then. Ho, hum.
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Wow! I am AMD supporter. You gave me another reason to continue being. Thanks a lot
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I have been a fan of VM's for a very long time. It has always be possible. I doubt AMD is totally secure. It just hasn't been exploited yet.


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