Date: Wed, 5 Jun 2013 16:16:15 +0200 From: Petr Matousek <pmatouse@...hat.com> To: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@...radead.org>, Andi Kleen <ak@...ux.jf.intel.com> Cc: Marcus Meissner <meissner@...e.de>, eranian@...gle.com, security@...nel.org, oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Re: CVE Request: More perf security fixes Andi, Peter. On Wed, Jun 05, 2013 at 10:23:02AM +0200, Peter Zijlstra wrote: > On Tue, Jun 04, 2013 at 10:59:33AM -0700, Andi Kleen wrote: > > > 3. Information leak (??) via perf LBR filter > > > > Leak + crash actually. Was the leak supposed to be addressed via 7cc23cd6c0c7d7f4bee057607e7ce01568925717 (and thus was never there)? Or how was the fix below supposed to fix the info leak? > > > > > > > > https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=6e15eb3ba6c0249c9e8c783517d131b47db995ca > > > > > > commit 6e15eb3ba6c0249c9e8c783517d131b47db995ca > > > Author: Peter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@...llo.nl> > > > Date: Fri May 3 14:11:24 2013 +0200 > > > > > > perf/x86/intel/lbr: Fix LBR filter > > > > > > The LBR 'from' adddress is under full userspace control; ensure > > > we validate it before reading from it. > > > > This patch is known broken and causes additional crashes. > > There's no updated patch for that so far. > > And yet there's no crash report in my inbox.. how kind you you andi. > > And I know you don't agree with the patch, but since you're too lazy to > provide a better one I didn't think you minded _that_ much :-) Thanks, -- Petr Matousek / Red Hat Security Response Team
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