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@schlink @netshade I expect continued frantic patching (in OSes and browsers and I guess VMs too?), then more slow-paced work on making fixes that *don't* ruin performance or remove features.

I wouldn't be surprised if the NSA has lost a powerful set of tools from their toolbox as a result of this.

Many computers will go unpatched, and these vulnerabilities will go *into* the toolboxes of pentesters and malware authors.

but tbh this birdsite thread may be the clearest not-too-technical explanation of the flaw that I've seen

@schlink Notice that it's not «google» it's public research from university and a guy from google.