AMD Investigating RyzenFall MasterKey Fallout and Chimera CPU Vulnerabilities

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  1. MIG-31

    MIG-31 HardwareHeaven News Mod Staff Member

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    AMD is investigating a report published today by an Israeli security firm disclosing the presence of 13 security flaws affecting AMD Ryzen and EPYC processors.

    The 13 vulnerabilities are organized across four vulnerability classes named RyzenFall, MasterKey, Fallout, and Chimera.

    CTS Labs, the security firm who discovered these flaws, claims they can provide attackers with full control over a system, but also allow attackers to extract data from secure areas of AMD CPUs, similar to the now-infamous Meltdown and Spectre flaws.
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  2. IvanV

    IvanV HH Assassin Guild Member

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    The vulnerabilities are:
    a) unconfirmed
    b) all of them require admin level privileges

    Still interesting, but if the supposed flaws require a compromised system in order to compromise the system then...
     
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    RealityRipple Embrace Entropy

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    Stock manipulation. Good time to buy AMD if you're in to governmentally funded gambling.
     
  4. Liqourice

    Liqourice Well-Known Member

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    There's more than one dog buried in this. Everything about it is shady. I'm pretty sure this won't cause much effect on the stock market since there's so many red flags round it.
     

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