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Date:   Mon, 23 Jan 2017 14:54:44 -0800
From:   Yu-cheng Yu <>
To:, "H. Peter Anvin" <>,
        Thomas Gleixner <>,
        Ingo Molnar <>,,
        Andy Lutomirski <>,
        Borislav Petkov <>,
        Dave Hansen <>,
        Fenghua Yu <>,
        Joakim Tjernlund <>,
        "Ravi V. Shankar" <>,
Cc:     Yu-cheng Yu <>
Subject: [PATCH] x86/fpu/xstate: Fix xcomp_bv in XSAVES header

The compacted-format XSAVES area is determined at boot time and
never changed after.  The field xsave.header.xcomp_bv indicates
which components are in the fixed XSAVES format.

In fpstate_init() we did not set xcomp_bv to reflect the XSAVES
format since at the time there is no valid data.

However, after we do copy_init_fpstate_to_fpregs() in fpu__clear(),
as in commit: b22cbe404a9cc3c7949e380fa1861e31934c8978, and when
__fpu_restore_sig() does fpu__restore() for a COMPAT-mode app,
a #GP occurs.  This can be easily triggered by doing valgrind on
a COMPAT-mode "Hello World," as reported by Joakim Tjernlund and

Fix it by setting xcomp_bv correctly.

Signed-off-by: Yu-cheng Yu <>
Reported-by: Joakim Tjernlund <>
 arch/x86/kernel/fpu/core.c | 4 +++-
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/fpu/core.c b/arch/x86/kernel/fpu/core.c
index c289e2f..e540dc1 100644
--- a/arch/x86/kernel/fpu/core.c
+++ b/arch/x86/kernel/fpu/core.c
@@ -9,6 +9,7 @@
 #include <asm/fpu/regset.h>
 #include <asm/fpu/signal.h>
 #include <asm/fpu/types.h>
+#include <asm/fpu/xstate.h>
 #include <asm/traps.h>
 #include <linux/hardirq.h>
@@ -235,7 +236,8 @@ void fpstate_init(union fpregs_state *state)
 	 * it will #GP. Make sure it is replaced after the memset().
 	if (static_cpu_has(X86_FEATURE_XSAVES))
-		state->xsave.header.xcomp_bv = XCOMP_BV_COMPACTED_FORMAT;
+		state->xsave.header.xcomp_bv = XCOMP_BV_COMPACTED_FORMAT |
+					       xfeatures_mask;
 	if (static_cpu_has(X86_FEATURE_FXSR))

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