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From: Julien Grall <julien@xen.org>
To: George Dunlap <george.dunlap@citrix.com>,
	Doug Goldstein <cardoe@cardoe.com>
Cc: Sergey Dyasli <sergey.dyasli@citrix.com>,
	Stefano Stabellini <sstabellini@kernel.org>, Wei Liu <wl@xen.org>,
	Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk <konrad.wilk@oracle.com>,
	Andrew Cooper <Andrew.Cooper3@citrix.com>,
	Xen-devel <xen-devel@lists.xen.org>,
	Jan Beulich <jbeulich@suse.com>,
	Ian Jackson <Ian.Jackson@citrix.com>,
	Daniel De Graaf <dgdegra@tycho.nsa.gov>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2] xsm: hide detailed Xen version from unprivileged guests
Date: Mon, 13 Jan 2020 13:39:06 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <530f7613-299e-651b-c42e-c93ca261d16b@xen.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <ca5a6b9b-fbde-5de6-fbf0-822d488cabf9@citrix.com>

Hi George,

Thank you for summarising the possibility. One question below.

On 13/01/2020 12:51, George Dunlap wrote:
> 2. Block XENVER_extraversion at the hypervisor level.  Leave xen_deny()
> as returning "<denied>", but replace "<denied>" with "" in hvmloader so
> it doesn't show up in the System Info and scare users.
> 
> 3. Block XENVER_extraversion at the hypervisor level.  Change xen_deny()
> to return a more benign string like "<hidden>".  (Perhaps also filter it
> in hvmloader, just for good measure.)

My knowledge of live migration on x86 is a bit limited, but if I 
understand correctly those two options would require a guest to reboot 
in order to pick up the changes. Am I correct?

Cheers,

-- 
Julien Grall

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  reply	other threads:[~2020-01-13 13:39 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 22+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-01-10 10:37 Sergey Dyasli
2020-01-10 11:02 ` Andrew Cooper
2020-01-10 15:28   ` George Dunlap
2020-01-10 15:56     ` Jan Beulich
2020-01-10 16:45       ` Jürgen Groß
2020-01-10 17:00         ` George Dunlap
2020-01-11  3:55     ` Doug Goldstein
2020-01-11  9:35       ` George Dunlap
2020-01-13 11:01   ` Sergey Dyasli
2020-01-10 11:09 ` Jan Beulich
2020-01-11  4:02 ` Doug Goldstein
2020-01-11  9:02   ` George Dunlap
2020-01-12 18:26     ` Doug Goldstein
2020-01-13 12:51       ` George Dunlap
2020-01-13 13:39         ` Julien Grall [this message]
2020-01-13 14:01           ` Andrew Cooper
2020-01-13 14:07             ` George Dunlap
2020-01-13 14:28               ` Julien Grall
2020-01-13 14:40         ` Andrew Cooper
2020-01-14 10:19           ` Sergey Dyasli
2020-01-13 14:52         ` Julien Grall
2020-01-13 14:01       ` Ian Jackson

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