Rowhammer.js: Root Privileges for Web Apps?

In this webcast, the presenters present Rowhammer.js, a JavaScript-based implementation of the Rowhammer attack. After presenting the native attack, they underline the challenges they faced to trigger the vulnerability from JavaScript, without any special instruction. Beyond DRAM, this attack also requires a very fine understanding of CPU cache internals that are largely un-documented.

Provided by: SecurityTube.net Topic: Software Date Added: Jan 2016 Format: Webcast

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