Rowhammer.js: Root Privileges for Web Apps?

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Topic: Software
Format: Webcast
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.
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