Spectre/Meltdown impact on network devices

Masataka Ohta mohta at necom830.hpcl.titech.ac.jp
Mon Jan 8 01:57:21 UTC 2018

William Herrin wrote:

> Meltdown and Spectre are privilege escalation flaws. If you can induce the
> physical hardware to run arbitrary code you provide at an unprivileged
> level, they can be used to extract information from other processes or
> virtual machine containers running at different (higher) privilege levels.

So, spectre should be fatal to cloud business.

						Masataka Ohta

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