Critical NTFS bug in Windows 10 can corrupt HDD/SSD filesystem

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Critical NTFS bug in Windows 10 can corrupt HDD/SSD filesystem

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https://www.guru3d.com/news-story/criti ... ddssd.html

And yes, NTFS if what pretty much everybody uses in Windows 10. Explained in its most simple essence the bug envokes triggering the filesystem/volume on a storage unit (NTFS formatted) to become corrupt. All you need to do is type one command line, and you can do so with limited privileges meaning you do not need to be an admin. And that by itself makes this a big vulnerability. Do NOT try this yourself! You have been warned:

cd c:\:$i30:$bitmap
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How soon before the FDO cabal bring this feature to linux?
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yes. red this today. interesting "feature"
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am I doing this right?

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$ cd c:\:$i30:$bitmap 
bash: cd: c:::: No such file or directory
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I observe the same result
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NTFS IS a bug
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I have an NVME disk so I am safe probably.
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CIA implant, to wipe needed targets. I recall Apple had something similar in their chat app, at least twice.
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Naib wrote: Fri Jan 15, 2021 6:43 pm https://www.guru3d.com/news-story/criti ... ddssd.html

And yes, NTFS if what pretty much everybody uses in Windows 10. Explained in its most simple essence the bug envokes triggering the filesystem/volume on a storage unit (NTFS formatted) to become corrupt. All you need to do is type one command line, and you can do so with limited privileges meaning you do not need to be an admin. And that by itself makes this a big vulnerability. Do NOT try this yourself! You have been warned:

cd c:\:$i30:$bitmap
So I just tried it in a vm. The output is something like 'the drive is corrupted and unreadable'. So after a reboot, it started a repair (which was surprisingly quick) and it did indeed fix it.
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