Apple M1 Flaw Can’t be Fixed

Apple’s M1 chip isn’t as safe from buffer overflows as previously thought. M1 and other designs based on ARMv8.3 can have their protections neutered. MIT researchers have worked out they can brute-force the protective “pointer authentication codes” (PAC) without being detected—even in kernel memory.

Link: Apple M1 Flaw Can’t be Fixed

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