lists.openwall.net   lists  /  announce  owl-users  owl-dev  john-users  john-dev  passwdqc-users  yescrypt  popa3d-users  /  oss-security  kernel-hardening  musl  sabotage  tlsify  passwords  /  crypt-dev  xvendor  /  Bugtraq  Full-Disclosure  linux-kernel  linux-netdev  linux-ext4  linux-hardening  linux-cve-announce  PHC 
Open Source and information security mailing list archives
 
Hash Suite: Windows password security audit tool. GUI, reports in PDF.
[<prev] [next>] [<thread-prev] [thread-next>] [day] [month] [year] [list]
Date:   Mon, 15 Apr 2019 20:44:05 +0200
From:   Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>
To:     linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Cc:     Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>,
        stable@...r.kernel.org, Diana Craciun <diana.craciun@....com>,
        Michael Ellerman <mpe@...erman.id.au>,
        Sasha Levin <sashal@...nel.org>
Subject: [PATCH 4.9 41/76] powerpc/fsl: Update Spectre v2 reporting

commit dfa88658fb0583abb92e062c7a9cd5a5b94f2a46 upstream.

Report branch predictor state flush as a mitigation for
Spectre variant 2.

Signed-off-by: Diana Craciun <diana.craciun@....com>
Signed-off-by: Michael Ellerman <mpe@...erman.id.au>
Signed-off-by: Sasha Levin <sashal@...nel.org>
---
 arch/powerpc/kernel/security.c | 5 ++++-
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/arch/powerpc/kernel/security.c b/arch/powerpc/kernel/security.c
index 6dc5cdc2b87c..43ce800e73bf 100644
--- a/arch/powerpc/kernel/security.c
+++ b/arch/powerpc/kernel/security.c
@@ -213,8 +213,11 @@ ssize_t cpu_show_spectre_v2(struct device *dev, struct device_attribute *attr, c
 
 		if (count_cache_flush_type == COUNT_CACHE_FLUSH_HW)
 			seq_buf_printf(&s, "(hardware accelerated)");
-	} else
+	} else if (btb_flush_enabled) {
+		seq_buf_printf(&s, "Mitigation: Branch predictor state flush");
+	} else {
 		seq_buf_printf(&s, "Vulnerable");
+	}
 
 	seq_buf_printf(&s, "\n");
 
-- 
2.19.1



Powered by blists - more mailing lists