by Yubo 'Paul' Yang


Meltdown is a hardware exploit that allows an unprivileged user to access system memory.

Presentation Summary

In this presentation, I present:

  • Basic idea behind the meltdown algorithm


  • main.c: A simplified Proof-of-Principle implementation modified from paboldin
  • cache_time.c: compare access time to cached v.s. uncached addresses
  • cache_time.h: get_access_time to address
  • makefile: makefile for the above sources


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