Subject: Re: Pentium Bug may cause system crash
To: Michael Graff <>
From: Michael K. Sanders <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/12/1997 13:05:28
In message <>, Michael Graff writes:
>Andrew Gillham <> writes:
>> If their patch just looks through the code for '0xf0, 0x0f, 0xc7, 0xc8' 
>> when exec()'ing, then what stops the malicious from reassembling the
>> sequence at runtime?
>I really don't see how a software workaround is plausable for this sort
>of bug.

It's a microcode upgrade.  SCO has a fix now, as well.