12th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors

Datasheet, Volume 1 of 2

ID 655258
Date 08/08/2022
Document Table of Contents

Intel® Control-flow Enforcement Technology

Return-oriented Programming (ROP), and similarly CALL/JMP-oriented programming (COP/JOP), have been the prevalent attack methodology for stealth exploit writers targeting vulnerabilities in programs.

Intel® Control-flow Enforcement Technology (Intel® CET) provides the following components to defend against ROP/JOP style control-flow subversion attacks: