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Date: Tue, 11 Sep 2018 09:06:15 -0700
From: Eric Biggers <>
To: Kristen Carlson Accardi <>
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH] x86: entry: flush the cache if syscall error

On Mon, Sep 10, 2018 at 12:10:02PM -0700, Kristen Carlson Accardi wrote:
> This patch aims to make it harder to perform cache timing attacks on data
> left behind by system calls. If we have an error returned from a syscall,
> flush the L1 cache.

Which L1 cache?  There's no guarantee the task stayed on the same CPU...

- Eric

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