Purple Pill - ATI driver flaw exposes Vista kernal

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by Meriadoc, Aug 14, 2007.

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  1. Meriadoc

    Meriadoc Registered Member

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    Purple Pill leaves bitter taste - ATI driver flaw exposes Vista kernel
     
  2. Longboard

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    :ouch:
    Amazing; but unexpected?
    The reference to Atsiv highlights what happens to minnows who poke at M$, to general users detriment.
    The forced migration moves on but keeps tripping over itself.
    Another reason to hold off Vista.?
     
  3. EASTER

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    Everyone forgets that Microsoft by design deliberately leaves MANY open targets on every O/S release.

    Otherwise the technology world wouldn't have the encouragements we enjoy today which they research + create & release for us and would cease to exist.

    Think about it.
     
  4. acknsyn

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    It's not that bad. If this exploit was to happen, it would affect only people who uses this particular ati drivers. But if a major company like ATI makes such an error, what is the chance of other companies doing the same. Certificate is nice but revoking and having to update is a hassle.
     
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