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Date:   Tue, 29 Dec 2020 08:34:51 -0800
From:   "Yu, Yu-cheng" <yu-cheng.yu@...el.com>
To:     Borislav Petkov <bp@...en8.de>
Cc:     x86@...nel.org, "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@...or.com>,
        Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>,
        Ingo Molnar <mingo@...hat.com>, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
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        Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@...radead.org>,
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Subject: Re: [PATCH v16 02/26] x86/cet/shstk: Add Kconfig option for user-mode
 control-flow protection

On 12/29/2020 4:39 AM, Borislav Petkov wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 09, 2020 at 02:22:56PM -0800, Yu-cheng Yu wrote:
>> Shadow Stack provides protection against function return address
>> corruption.  It is active when the processor supports it, the kernel has
>> CONFIG_X86_CET_USER, and the application is built for the feature.
> 		     ^
> 		   enabled.
> 
>> This is only implemented for the 64-bit kernel.  When it is enabled, legacy
>> non-Shadow Stack applications continue to work, but without protection.
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Yu-cheng Yu <yu-cheng.yu@...el.com>
>> ---
>>   arch/x86/Kconfig           | 22 ++++++++++++++++++++++
>>   arch/x86/Kconfig.assembler |  5 +++++
>>   2 files changed, 27 insertions(+)
> 
> Rest looks good, thanks.
> 

Thanks!  I will re-base to v5.11-rc1 and send out a new version.

--
Yu-cheng

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