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From: Sean Christopherson <sean.j.christopherson@intel.com>
To: Borislav Petkov <bp@alien8.de>
Cc: Jarkko Sakkinen <jarkko.sakkinen@linux.intel.com>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, x86@kernel.org,
	linux-sgx@vger.kernel.org, akpm@linux-foundation.org,
	dave.hansen@intel.com, nhorman@redhat.com, npmccallum@redhat.com,
	haitao.huang@intel.com, andriy.shevchenko@linux.intel.com,
	tglx@linutronix.de, kai.svahn@intel.com, josh@joshtriplett.org,
	luto@kernel.org, kai.huang@intel.com, rientjes@google.com,
	cedric.xing@intel.com, puiterwijk@redhat.com,
	Jethro Beekman <jethro@fortanix.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v30 04/20] x86/sgx: Add SGX microarchitectural data structures
Date: Wed, 20 May 2020 14:04:41 -0700
Message-ID: <20200520210441.GD18102@linux.intel.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200520184745.GJ1457@zn.tnic>

On Wed, May 20, 2020 at 08:47:45PM +0200, Borislav Petkov wrote:
> On Fri, May 15, 2020 at 03:43:54AM +0300, Jarkko Sakkinen wrote:
> > +/**
> > + * struct sgx_sigstruct_header -  defines author of the enclave
> > + * @header1:		constant byte string
> > + * @vendor:		must be either 0x0000 or 0x8086
> 
> Out of pure curiosity: what is that about?
> 
> Nothing in the patchset enforces this, so hw does? If so, why?

Yes, enforced by hardware during EINIT.

> Are those vendor IDs going to be assigned by someone or what's up?

No, the field has no real meaning or value, and there is no (and never was
any) intent to use it to create an OEM registry or anything of that nature.

It's effectively a reserved-0 field that happens to allow 0x8086 because of
legacy behavior within Intel's signing sytem.  Intel signed enclaves
currently populate it with 0x8086, but future enclaves may change the vendor
to 0x0 just to avoid confusion.  In short, software should ignore the field.

  reply index

Thread overview: 75+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-05-15  0:43 [PATCH v30 00/20] Intel SGX foundations Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-05-15  0:43 ` [PATCH v30 01/20] x86/cpufeatures: x86/msr: Add Intel SGX hardware bits Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-05-20 12:16   ` Borislav Petkov
2020-05-20 14:00     ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-05-15  0:43 ` [PATCH v30 02/20] x86/cpufeatures: x86/msr: Intel SGX Launch Control " Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-05-20 12:23   ` Borislav Petkov
2020-05-20 14:04     ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-05-15  0:43 ` [PATCH v30 03/20] x86/mm: x86/sgx: Signal SIGSEGV with PF_SGX Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-05-15  0:43 ` [PATCH v30 04/20] x86/sgx: Add SGX microarchitectural data structures Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-05-20 18:47   ` Borislav Petkov
2020-05-20 21:04     ` Sean Christopherson [this message]
2020-05-22 15:54     ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-05-22 16:13       ` Sean Christopherson
2020-05-22 19:50         ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-05-25  8:20           ` Borislav Petkov
2020-05-27 19:43             ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-05-15  0:43 ` [PATCH v30 05/20] x86/sgx: Add wrappers for ENCLS leaf functions Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-05-15  0:43 ` [PATCH v30 06/20] x86/cpu/intel: Detect SGX support Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-05-15  0:43 ` [PATCH v30 07/20] x86/sgx: Enumerate and track EPC sections Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-05-25  9:23   ` Borislav Petkov
2020-05-27  3:56     ` Sean Christopherson
2020-05-27 20:35       ` Borislav Petkov
2020-05-28  7:36         ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-05-28  5:25       ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-05-28  5:35         ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-05-28  6:14           ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-05-28  6:16             ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-05-28  5:13     ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-05-15  0:43 ` [PATCH v30 08/20] x86/sgx: Add functions to allocate and free EPC pages Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-05-26 12:52   ` Borislav Petkov
2020-05-27  4:21     ` Sean Christopherson
2020-05-27 20:46       ` Borislav Petkov
2020-05-28  0:52         ` Sean Christopherson
2020-05-28  6:51           ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-05-28  1:23         ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-05-28  1:36           ` Sean Christopherson
2020-05-28  6:52             ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-05-28 17:16               ` Borislav Petkov
2020-05-28 17:19                 ` Sean Christopherson
2020-05-28 17:27                   ` Borislav Petkov
2020-05-28 17:34                     ` Sean Christopherson
2020-05-28 19:07                 ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-05-28 19:59                   ` Sean Christopherson
2020-05-29  3:28                     ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-05-29  3:37                       ` Sean Christopherson
2020-05-29  5:07                         ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-05-29  8:12                         ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-05-29  8:13                           ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-05-29  3:38                       ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-05-15  0:43 ` [PATCH v30 09/20] mm: Introduce vm_ops->may_mprotect() Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-05-29 12:10   ` Borislav Petkov
2020-05-29 18:18     ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-05-29 18:28   ` Dave Hansen
2020-05-31 23:12     ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-05-15  0:44 ` [PATCH v30 10/20] x86/sgx: Linux Enclave Driver Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-05-21 19:12   ` Sean Christopherson
2020-05-22 19:26     ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-05-22 19:39     ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-05-22  3:33   ` Sean Christopherson
2020-05-15  0:44 ` [PATCH v30 11/20] x86/sgx: Add provisioning Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-05-15  0:44 ` [PATCH v30 12/20] x86/sgx: Add a page reclaimer Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-05-22  6:58   ` Sean Christopherson
2020-05-22 19:57     ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-05-22 21:52       ` Sean Christopherson
2020-05-22  7:15   ` Sean Christopherson
2020-05-22 19:47     ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-05-15  0:44 ` [PATCH v30 13/20] x86/sgx: ptrace() support for the SGX driver Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-05-15  0:44 ` [PATCH v30 14/20] x86/vdso: Add support for exception fixup in vDSO functions Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-05-15  0:44 ` [PATCH v30 15/20] x86/fault: Add helper function to sanitize error code Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-05-15  0:44 ` [PATCH v30 16/20] x86/traps: Attempt to fixup exceptions in vDSO before signaling Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-05-15  0:44 ` [PATCH v30 17/20] x86/vdso: Implement a vDSO for Intel SGX enclave call Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-05-15  0:44 ` [PATCH v30 18/20] selftests/x86: Add a selftest for SGX Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-05-15  0:44 ` [PATCH v30 19/20] docs: x86/sgx: Document SGX micro architecture and kernel internals Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-05-15  0:44 ` [PATCH v30 20/20] x86/sgx: Update MAINTAINERS Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-05-16  8:57 ` [PATCH] x86/cpu/intel: Add nosgx kernel parameter Jarkko Sakkinen

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