‘Holy Grail’ Exploit Puts Nintendo Switch Consoles at Risk | Chips

By John P. Mello Jr.

Apr 25, 2018 10:30 AM PT

Devices built on Nvidia’s Tegra X-1 mobile processor are at risk of attack from a flaw security researchers revealed Monday.

The exploit chain discovered by
Katherine Temkin and a team at
ReSwitched affects any device running the chip, including the Nintendo Switch gaming console and some Chromebooks.

Called “Fuse Gele,” the vulnerability allows anyone to run code on the chip by overloading a critical buffer when a system boots.

“Fuse Gele…

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