Week 7 (Hardware Vulnerabilities)

The material is subdivided in small videos. Please, watch the videos and go through the reading material in your own time. Also remember to work on the accompanying exercises sheet

Video Links Reading Material
Rawhammer video pdf ppt 1. Flipping Bits in Memory Without Accessing Them: An Experimental Study of DRAM Disturbance Errors, Kim et al. (first 4 sections) link, 2. Exploiting the DRAM rowhammer bug to gain kernel privileges video
Speculative execution video pdf ppt N/A
Spectre video pdf ppt Lipp et al. “Meltdown.” arXiv preprint arXiv:1801.01207 (2018). pdf Kocher et al. “Spectre attacks: Exploiting speculative execution.” Symposium on Security and Privacy. IEEE, 2019. pdf video Van Bulck, Jo, et al. “Foreshadow: Extracting the keys to the intel SGX kingdom with transient out-of-order execution.” USENIX Security Symposium. 2018. pdf video Meltdown website

Q&A Session