Subject: Re: Pentium Bug may cause system crash
To: Michael Graff <email@example.com>
From: Michael K. Sanders <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/12/1997 13:05:28
In message <email@example.com>, Michael Graff writes:
>Andrew Gillham <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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
It's a microcode upgrade. SCO has a fix now, as well.