PACMAN Attacking ARM Pointer Authentication with Speculative Execution

PACMAN at DEF CON 30

We had the pleasure of presenting PACMAN on the DEF CON 30 main stage this past August in Las Vegas. A big thank you to the DEF CON organizers and to everyone who attended the talk!

If you missed the talk, we’ll post a link here when the talk goes live.

Open Source Release

Tool

As part of our DEF CON talk, we are open sourcing all of our internal tools, as well as two proof-of-concept implementations (one in C, and one in Rust). You can find all of our code here.

Tool

Here’s the slides from the DEF CON talk:


Eating bits