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Date: Mon, 12 Feb 2018 00:34:55 +0300
From: Alexander Popov <alex.popov@...ux.com>
To: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>
Cc: kernel-hardening@...ts.openwall.com, PaX Team <pageexec@...email.hu>,
 Brad Spengler <spender@...ecurity.net>, Ingo Molnar <mingo@...nel.org>,
 Andy Lutomirski <luto@...nel.org>, Tycho Andersen <tycho@...ho.ws>,
 Laura Abbott <labbott@...hat.com>, Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@....com>,
 Ard Biesheuvel <ard.biesheuvel@...aro.org>, Borislav Petkov <bp@...en8.de>,
 Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>, "H . Peter Anvin" <hpa@...or.com>,
 Peter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@...llo.nl>, "Dmitry V . Levin"
 <ldv@...linux.org>, X86 ML <x86@...nel.org>, alex.popov@...ux.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH RFC v7 0/6] Introduce the STACKLEAK feature and a test for
 it

On 15.01.2018 22:59, Kees Cook wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 12, 2018 at 6:19 AM, Alexander Popov <alex.popov@...ux.com> wrote:
>> This is the 7th version of the patch series introducing STACKLEAK to the
>> mainline kernel. STACKLEAK is a security feature developed by Grsecurity/PaX
>> (kudos to them), which:
>>  - reduces the information that can be revealed through kernel stack leak bugs;
>>  - blocks some uninitialized stack variable attacks (e.g. CVE-2010-2963);
>>  - introduces some runtime checks for kernel stack overflow detection.
> 
> I think this is really looking good.

Hello! May I ask whether dear x86 maintainers think so too?

Best regards,
Alexander

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