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SubjectRe: [PATCH] nfc: af_nfc: Fix Spectre v1 vulnerability
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On 12/22/18 5:09 PM, David Miller wrote:
> From: "Gustavo A. R. Silva" <gustavo@embeddedor.com>
> Date: Fri, 21 Dec 2018 15:47:53 -0600
>
>> proto is indirectly controlled by user-space, hence leading to
>> a potential exploitation of the Spectre variant 1 vulnerability.
>>
>> This issue was detected with the help of Smatch:
>>
>> net/nfc/af_nfc.c:42 nfc_sock_create() warn: potential spectre issue 'proto_tab' [w] (local cap)
>>
>> Fix this by sanitizing proto before using it to index proto_tab.
>>
>> Notice that given that speculation windows are large, the policy is
>> to kill the speculation on the first load and not worry if it can be
>> completed with a dependent load/store [1].
>>
>> [1] https://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=152449131114778&w=2
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Gustavo A. R. Silva <gustavo@embeddedor.com>
>
> I'll take this directly, and queued up for -stable.
>

Dave,

I wonder if you can take this one too:

https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/20181221212229.GA32635@embeddedor/

It's pretty similar to the af_nfc one.

Thanks
--
Gustavo

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