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SubjectRe: [PATCH 05/11] x86/fpu: set PKRU state for kernel threads
On 2018-10-18 13:56:24 [-0700], Dave Hansen wrote:
> > But this is not the only loophole: There is ptrace interface which is
> > used by gdb (just checked) and also bypasses PKRU. So…
> Bypassing protection keys is not a big deal IMNHO. In places where a
> sane one is not readily available, I'm totally fine with just
> effectively disabling it (PKRU=0) for the length of time it isn't available.

Okay, this makes things easier. Let document that for kernel threads we
use PKRU=0. This should be happening in my try right now. I double check
tomorrow just in case…


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