In the lecture on the 34C3, it was, therefore, more about the safety concept of the Switch, than the mere showing of the hack. A homebrew version should come, promised the team around Plutoo, Derrek, Naehrwert, and Yellows8 (who was not in Leipzig). Switch owners should stay with firmware version 3.0.0.
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The way to undermine the security mechanisms goes through a backdoor, which the chip giant Nvidia has created for itself to have access to the Tegra X1 chip used in the switch at all times. So, the exploit is exploiting a built-in vulnerability that’s actually there for maintenance, and that now allows kernel-level code execution. A previously released video about the switch kernel exploit is currently offline again.Background information is unknown.
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