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RE: Firewire Attack on Windows Vista



> -----Original Message-----
> From: Larry Seltzer [mailto:Larry@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Thursday, March 06, 2008 9:51 AM
> To: Peter Watkins; Roger A. Grimes
> Cc: Bernhard Mueller; Full Disclosure; Bugtraq
> Subject: RE: Firewire Attack on Windows Vista
> 
> >>Roger, you should note that Adam's "Hit by a Bus" paper includes
> information about how Linux users can load their OS' Firewire driver
in
> a way that should disallow physical memory DMA access, and close this
> attack vector.
> 
> What are the implications for firewire device compatibility of doing
> this?

Probably the same as just disabling the 1394 bus host controller in
Vista ;)

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