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Wake-from-sleep vulnerability leaves UEFIs open to attack

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#1 CaptainGhetto


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Posted 31 July 2015 - 08:30 AM

"Most modern motherboards support firmware write protection to prevent unwanted BIOS flashes, but a vulnerability in many UEFI firmware implementations could accidentally disable such protection. A new warning posted by Carnegie Mellon University's CERT says that when many x86-based systems wake from sleep, they fail to enable that write protection ." quote from the article


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