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From: Borislav Petkov <bp@alien8.de>
To: Yu-cheng Yu <yu-cheng.yu@intel.com>
Cc: x86@kernel.org, "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com>,
	Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>,
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	Dave Martin <Dave.Martin@arm.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v8 03/27] x86/fpu/xstate: Change names to separate XSAVES system and user states
Date: Wed, 21 Aug 2019 16:45:37 +0200
Message-ID: <20190821144537.GE6752@zn.tnic> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20190813205225.12032-4-yu-cheng.yu@intel.com>

On Tue, Aug 13, 2019 at 01:52:01PM -0700, Yu-cheng Yu wrote:
> Control-flow Enforcement (CET) MSR contents are XSAVES system states.
> To support CET, introduce XSAVES system states first.
> 
> XSAVES is a "supervisor" instruction and, comparing to XSAVE, saves
> additional "supervisor" states that can be modified only from CPL 0.
> However, these states are per-task and not kernel's own.  Rename
> "supervisor" states to "system" states to clearly separate them from
> "user" states.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Yu-cheng Yu <yu-cheng.yu@intel.com>
> ---
>  arch/x86/include/asm/fpu/internal.h |  4 +-
>  arch/x86/include/asm/fpu/xstate.h   | 20 +++----
>  arch/x86/kernel/fpu/init.c          |  2 +-
>  arch/x86/kernel/fpu/signal.c        | 10 ++--
>  arch/x86/kernel/fpu/xstate.c        | 86 ++++++++++++++---------------
>  5 files changed, 60 insertions(+), 62 deletions(-)

...

> diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/fpu/xstate.c b/arch/x86/kernel/fpu/xstate.c
> index e5cb67d67c03..d560e8861a3c 100644
> --- a/arch/x86/kernel/fpu/xstate.c
> +++ b/arch/x86/kernel/fpu/xstate.c
> @@ -54,13 +54,16 @@ static short xsave_cpuid_features[] __initdata = {
>  };
>  
>  /*
> - * Mask of xstate features supported by the CPU and the kernel:
> + * XSAVES system states can only be modified from CPL 0 and saved by
> + * XSAVES.  The rest are user states.  The following is a mask of
> + * supported user state features derived from boot_cpu_has() and

...derived from detected CPUID feature flags and
SUPPORTED_XFEATURES_MASK.

-- 
Regards/Gruss,
    Boris.

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Thread overview: 53+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-08-13 20:51 [PATCH v8 00/27] Control-flow Enforcement: Shadow Stack Yu-cheng Yu
2019-08-13 20:51 ` [PATCH v8 01/27] Documentation/x86: Add CET description Yu-cheng Yu
2019-08-14  8:07   ` Florian Weimer
2019-08-14 15:57     ` Yu-cheng Yu
2019-08-13 20:52 ` [PATCH v8 02/27] x86/cpufeatures: Add CET CPU feature flags for Control-flow Enforcement Technology (CET) Yu-cheng Yu
2019-08-21 10:20   ` Borislav Petkov
2019-08-21 14:46     ` Yu-cheng Yu
2019-08-13 20:52 ` [PATCH v8 03/27] x86/fpu/xstate: Change names to separate XSAVES system and user states Yu-cheng Yu
2019-08-21 14:45   ` Borislav Petkov [this message]
2019-08-13 20:52 ` [PATCH v8 04/27] x86/fpu/xstate: Introduce XSAVES system states Yu-cheng Yu
2019-08-16 19:56   ` Thomas Gleixner
2019-08-16 19:59     ` Yu-cheng Yu
2019-08-13 20:52 ` [PATCH v8 05/27] x86/fpu/xstate: Introduce CET MSR " Yu-cheng Yu
2019-08-13 20:52 ` [PATCH v8 06/27] x86/cet: Add control protection exception handler Yu-cheng Yu
2019-08-13 20:52 ` [PATCH v8 07/27] x86/cet/shstk: Add Kconfig option for user-mode shadow stack Yu-cheng Yu
2019-08-13 20:52 ` [PATCH v8 08/27] mm: Introduce VM_SHSTK for shadow stack memory Yu-cheng Yu
2019-08-13 20:52 ` [PATCH v8 09/27] mm/mmap: Prevent Shadow Stack VMA merges Yu-cheng Yu
2019-08-13 22:34   ` Dave Hansen
2019-08-14 16:20     ` Yu-cheng Yu
2019-08-13 20:52 ` [PATCH v8 10/27] x86/mm: Change _PAGE_DIRTY to _PAGE_DIRTY_HW Yu-cheng Yu
2019-08-13 20:52 ` [PATCH v8 11/27] x86/mm: Introduce _PAGE_DIRTY_SW Yu-cheng Yu
2019-08-13 23:02   ` Dave Hansen
2019-08-13 23:49     ` Andy Lutomirski
2019-08-14 16:42     ` Yu-cheng Yu
2019-08-14 16:58       ` Dave Hansen
2019-08-23 14:02   ` Peter Zijlstra
2019-08-27 22:37     ` Yu-cheng Yu
2019-08-28  7:03       ` Peter Zijlstra
2019-08-28 14:57         ` Yu-cheng Yu
2019-08-13 20:52 ` [PATCH v8 12/27] drm/i915/gvt: Update _PAGE_DIRTY to _PAGE_DIRTY_BITS Yu-cheng Yu
2019-08-13 20:52 ` [PATCH v8 13/27] x86/mm: Modify ptep_set_wrprotect and pmdp_set_wrprotect for _PAGE_DIRTY_SW Yu-cheng Yu
2019-08-13 20:52 ` [PATCH v8 14/27] x86/mm: Shadow stack page fault error checking Yu-cheng Yu
2019-08-13 20:52 ` [PATCH v8 15/27] mm: Handle shadow stack page fault Yu-cheng Yu
2019-08-13 22:55   ` Andy Lutomirski
2019-08-14 16:27     ` Yu-cheng Yu
2019-08-14 16:48       ` Dave Hansen
2019-08-14 17:00         ` Yu-cheng Yu
2019-08-13 20:52 ` [PATCH v8 16/27] mm: Handle THP/HugeTLB " Yu-cheng Yu
2019-08-13 20:52 ` [PATCH v8 17/27] mm: Update can_follow_write_pte/pmd for shadow stack Yu-cheng Yu
2019-08-13 20:52 ` [PATCH v8 18/27] mm: Introduce do_mmap_locked() Yu-cheng Yu
2019-08-20  1:02   ` Sean Christopherson
2019-08-20 16:08     ` Yu-cheng Yu
2019-08-13 20:52 ` [PATCH v8 19/27] x86/cet/shstk: User-mode shadow stack support Yu-cheng Yu
2019-08-13 20:52 ` [PATCH v8 20/27] x86/cet/shstk: Introduce WRUSS instruction Yu-cheng Yu
2019-08-13 20:52 ` [PATCH v8 21/27] x86/cet/shstk: Handle signals for shadow stack Yu-cheng Yu
2019-08-13 20:52 ` [PATCH v8 22/27] binfmt_elf: Extract .note.gnu.property from an ELF file Yu-cheng Yu
2019-08-16 13:55   ` Dave Martin
2019-08-20 10:02   ` Dave Martin
2019-08-13 20:52 ` [PATCH v8 23/27] x86/cet/shstk: ELF header parsing of Shadow Stack Yu-cheng Yu
2019-08-13 20:52 ` [PATCH v8 24/27] x86/cet/shstk: Handle thread shadow stack Yu-cheng Yu
2019-08-13 20:52 ` [PATCH v8 25/27] mm/mmap: Add Shadow stack pages to memory accounting Yu-cheng Yu
2019-08-13 20:52 ` [PATCH v8 26/27] x86/cet/shstk: Add arch_prctl functions for Shadow Stack Yu-cheng Yu
2019-08-13 20:52 ` [PATCH v8 27/27] x86/cet/shstk: Add Shadow Stack instructions to opcode map Yu-cheng Yu

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