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Date:   Sat, 7 Oct 2017 18:22:37 +0200
From:   Borislav Petkov <bp@...e.de>
To:     Ricardo Neri <ricardo.neri-calderon@...ux.intel.com>
Cc:     Ingo Molnar <mingo@...hat.com>,
        Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>,
        "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@...or.com>,
        Andy Lutomirski <luto@...nel.org>,
        Peter Zijlstra <peterz@...radead.org>,
        Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
        Brian Gerst <brgerst@...il.com>,
        Chris Metcalf <cmetcalf@...lanox.com>,
        Dave Hansen <dave.hansen@...ux.intel.com>,
        Paolo Bonzini <pbonzini@...hat.com>,
        Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat@...nel.org>,
        Huang Rui <ray.huang@....com>, Jiri Slaby <jslaby@...e.cz>,
        Jonathan Corbet <corbet@....net>,
        "Michael S. Tsirkin" <mst@...hat.com>,
        Paul Gortmaker <paul.gortmaker@...driver.com>,
        Vlastimil Babka <vbabka@...e.cz>,
        Chen Yucong <slaoub@...il.com>,
        "Ravi V. Shankar" <ravi.v.shankar@...el.com>,
        Shuah Khan <shuah@...nel.org>, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        x86@...nel.org, ricardo.neri@...el.com,
        Adam Buchbinder <adam.buchbinder@...il.com>,
        Colin Ian King <colin.king@...onical.com>,
        Lorenzo Stoakes <lstoakes@...il.com>,
        Qiaowei Ren <qiaowei.ren@...el.com>,
        Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@...hat.com>,
        Adrian Hunter <adrian.hunter@...el.com>,
        Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>,
        Thomas Garnier <thgarnie@...gle.com>,
        Dmitry Vyukov <dvyukov@...gle.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v9 10/29] x86/insn-eval: Do not BUG on invalid register
 type

On Tue, Oct 03, 2017 at 08:54:13PM -0700, Ricardo Neri wrote:
> We are not in a critical failure path. The invalid register type is caused
> when trying to decode invalid instruction bytes from a user-space program.
> Thus, simply print an error message. To prevent this warning from being
> abused from user space programs, use the rate-limited variant of pr_err().
> along with a descriptive prefix.
> 
> Cc: Borislav Petkov <bp@...e.de>
> Cc: Andy Lutomirski <luto@...nel.org>
> Cc: Dave Hansen <dave.hansen@...ux.intel.com>
> Cc: Adam Buchbinder <adam.buchbinder@...il.com>
> Cc: Colin Ian King <colin.king@...onical.com>
> Cc: Lorenzo Stoakes <lstoakes@...il.com>
> Cc: Qiaowei Ren <qiaowei.ren@...el.com>
> Cc: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@...hat.com>
> Cc: Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat@...nel.org>
> Cc: Adrian Hunter <adrian.hunter@...el.com>
> Cc: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>
> Cc: Thomas Garnier <thgarnie@...gle.com>
> Cc: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@...radead.org>
> Cc: Dmitry Vyukov <dvyukov@...gle.com>
> Cc: Ravi V. Shankar <ravi.v.shankar@...el.com>
> Cc: x86@...nel.org
> Signed-off-by: Ricardo Neri <ricardo.neri-calderon@...ux.intel.com>
> ---
>  arch/x86/lib/insn-eval.c | 9 ++++++---
>  1 file changed, 6 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

Reviewed-by: Borislav Petkov <bp@...e.de>

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