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Finding a CPU Design Bug in the Xbox 360

Discussion in 'Underground Xbox Scene' started by GaryOPA, Jan 8, 2018.

By GaryOPA on Jan 8, 2018 at 9:29 PM
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    The recent reveal of Meltdown and Spectre reminded me of the time I found a related design bug in the Xbox 360 CPU – a newly added instruction whose mere existence was dangerous.
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    Security Researcher 'RandomASCII' has decided to blog (write-up) about a similar bug to 'Meltdown' / 'Spectre' that can be triggered on the Xbox 360 console, that he discovered and still is not fixed, you can read his full write-up in his blog link below, here is short quote:
    Check it out in full below, but this shows that alot of advanced CPU design has faults in them, some are not even been found yet! :)

    NEWS SOURCE: Finding a CPU Design Bug in the Xbox 360 (via) RandomASCII
     

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