Researchers uses minor M1 vulnerability to poke fun at ‘overhyped’ flaws

A minor security vulnerability “baked into” Apple Silicon is giving a security researcher an avenue to poke fun at overly dramatic reveals and poor coverage of chip errata.

Credit: Hector MartinCredit: Hector Martin

The flaw, dubbed “M1RACLES,” is a bug in the design of Apple’s M1 chipset that could potentially allow any two applications running under an OS to covertly exchange data between them without normal operating system features. It can’t be fixed without a silicon revision.

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