News Gigabyte Brix hit by UEFI vulnerabilities

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  1. Gareth Halfacree

    Gareth Halfacree WIIGII! Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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  2. yuusou

    yuusou Well-Known Member

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    If both systems are affected by the same vulnerability, how difficult is it to apply the patch to the EOL system's firmware as an out of life security upgrade?
     
  3. SinxarKnights

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    It prolly isn't that difficult if they can do the one. My best guess is there is no profit to be had since they are no longer sold and the attack is fairly specific.
     
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  4. leexgx

    leexgx CPC hang out zone (i Fix pcs i do )

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    I agree it's not hard to do especially with uefi bios as they are very modular and this is likely the same module that affects both system boards (and its more likely just a setting that has not been set most likely a minor update )
     
  5. greigaitken

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    calling your IT hardware product 'Brix' is begging to be laughed at when it has a problem
     
  6. Vault-Tec

    Vault-Tec Green Plastic Watering Can

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    Brixit.
     
  7. LordPyrinc

    LordPyrinc Legomaniac

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    Pronounced "Bricks"? That seems really funny to me. I bricked a modem once back in 1997. I tried to do a firmware update that rendered it completely useless. Bricking anything in my world pretty much means that you have made the device no more usable than a bookend or a paperweight. I would only buy bricks if I were building a foundation. Or maybe a retaining wall.
     

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