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From: Andy Lutomirski <luto@kernel.org>
To: x86@kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Cc: Brian Gerst <brgerst@gmail.com>,
	Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>,
	Borislav Petkov <bp@alien8.de>, Stas Sergeev <stsp@list.ru>,
	Andy Lutomirski <luto@kernel.org>
Subject: [PATCH urgent 0/2] x86: vm86 fix and test
Date: Fri, 30 Oct 2015 22:42:44 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <cover.1446270067.git.luto@kernel.org> (raw)

Calling vm86 and then forking will corrupt things.  Fix it.

This is for x86/urgent.  It fixes a 4.3 regression.

Andy Lutomirski (2):
  selftests/x86: Add a fork() to entry_from_vm86 to catch fork bugs
  x86/vm86: Set thread.vm86 to NULL on fork/clone

 arch/x86/kernel/process.c                     | 3 +++
 tools/testing/selftests/x86/entry_from_vm86.c | 4 ++++
 2 files changed, 7 insertions(+)

-- 
2.4.3


             reply	other threads:[~2015-10-31  5:42 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2015-10-31  5:42 Andy Lutomirski [this message]
2015-10-31  5:42 ` [PATCH urgent 1/2] selftests/x86: Add a fork() to entry_from_vm86 to catch fork bugs Andy Lutomirski
2015-10-31  8:54   ` [tip:x86/urgent] " tip-bot for Andy Lutomirski
2015-10-31  5:42 ` [PATCH urgent 2/2] x86/vm86: Set thread.vm86 to NULL on fork/clone Andy Lutomirski
2015-10-31  8:55   ` [tip:x86/urgent] " tip-bot for Andy Lutomirski

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