From: Bruce Wilson <bruce.wilson2@xxxxxxxxxxx>

> On earlier releases it found the EXT entry point ... currently it will
execute
> the first entry point regardless of type .. knowing if this is INT and that
> there is no connection back to the invocation stack, and by setting return
> instruction pointer with care one perhaps can violate the architecture and
> open security vulnerabilities?
>

if you try, you get "invalid branch target", but maybe there is a way around
this. The behavior you noticed is clearly a bug, and when there are bugs
around anything might go  :-)


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