Security Firm Under Fire Over Disclosure of AMD Chip Flaws


By Eduard Kovacs

AMD is investigating claims that its processors are affected by more than a dozen serious vulnerabilities, and the company that found the flaws is facing backlash over its disclosure method.

Israel-based CTS Labs on Tuesday published a report claiming that it has found 13 critical vulnerabilities and backdoors in AMD’s EPYC, Ryzen, Ryzen Pro, and Ryzen Mobile processors over the course of six months. Only a high level description of the security holes has been made public, but AMD was informed of the flaws only one day before disclosure.

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Via:: Security Week