[coreboot] AMD PSP

ron minnich rminnich at gmail.com
Mon Aug 25 22:33:25 CEST 2014

On Mon, Aug 25, 2014 at 1:24 PM, David Hendricks <dhendrix at google.com> wrote:
> After glancing thru this PSP (Platitude Spewing Presentation), it looks more
> like they are grafting the security model of ARM-based SoCs onto x86 where a
> masked ROM loads the next stage.
> A couple kind of nice things they mention:
> - "Isolated on-chip ROM and SRAM" - So this may be somewhat more constrained
> than the multi-megabyte blobs for MEs?
> - "Secure Boot does not require the system ROM image to be signed"
> Not so nice: "Access to system memory / resources". Ugh.

well, we all know how well that's worked fro the ME.

so, another insecure x86 platform. Great.


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