Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 28th Jun 2007 18:37 UTC, submitted by anonymous
Intel Theo de Raadt wrote about the Intel Core 2 Duo chip: "Various developers are busy implementing workarounds for serious bugs in Intel's Core 2 cpu. These processors are buggy as hell, and some of these bugs don't just cause development/debugging problems, but will assuredly be exploitable from userland code." Intel has given a response to the concerns as well.
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What about microcode updates?
by pcummins on Fri 29th Jun 2007 02:24 UTC
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Odd - I would have thought the Core 2's were fully capable of having microcode updates to patch around these issues and/or fix some of the errors, at least that's what Intel usually does in situations like these.

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