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One should note that many "home" routers are actually MIPS based (all NetGear, Linksys and D-Link ones certainly, plus many others, like Motorola) and so won't be effected by this. It's also a big of a silly thing to make a song and dance about. You need to be running in supervisor mode to write to these "vectors" at address zero anyway, and thus there is much more mischief you can get up to. The only difference is that 0 is a slightly easier pointer to corrupt through. The solution of course is to use high vectors - where the vectors start half-way up in memory rather than at the bottom of it.

This is a non-issue bought up by a security company to help sell their products.

 is a RISC OS Userrjek on 25/4/07 12:00AM
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