Posts Tagged: CVE-2017-5753

As suggested by Intel in theirĀ Intel Analysis of Speculative Execution Side ChannelsĀ  whitepaper, the recommended mitigation for Spectre (CVE-2017-5753) is to use the LFENCE instruction (“LFENCE does not execute until all prior instructions have completed locally, and no later instruction begins execution until LFENCE completes”). This will stop the bounds check bypass method that relies… Read Article →

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