[coreboot] we've always known this was possible and hence never bothered to do it but ...

Carl-Daniel Hailfinger c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net
Tue May 13 14:32:21 CEST 2008

On 13.05.2008 13:11, Brendan Trotter wrote:
> Of course this is just a silly side issue. The main reason for my post
> was to highlight your hypocrisy - "Everyone look! Some propretory BIOS
> has an SMM related vulnerability! The world, sooner or later, is going
> to get the message :-)". It's like a morbidly obese person laughing at
> how large a slightly chubby person is, or a heroin dealer complaining
> that alcohol should be banned because it's bad for your health. Not
> that SMM vulnerabilities are the only security holes in coreboot (you
> might want to do a web search for "blue pill" and consider
> implementing an "enable/disable VMX" option somewhere).

Well, then let's be glad that the SMM based vulnerabilities in coreboot
have been fixed literally years ago.


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