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Bug #8956

Implement KPTI

Added by Stephen Locker almost 2 years ago. Updated over 1 year ago.

Status:
Closed
Priority:
High
Assignee:
Category:
kernel
Start date:
2018-01-09
Due date:
% Done:

100%

Estimated time:
Difficulty:
Hard
Tags:

Description

With the following vulnerabilities now disclosed and in the wild, would the OpenIndiana kernel need a similar KPTI change that has been introduced throughout Linux environments?

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-5754
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-5753
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-5715

History

#1

Updated by Dan McDonald almost 2 years ago

This is beyond OpenIndiana, and affects all of illumos. Someone with admin privileges here should and will reclassify this bug as an illumos one.

#2

Updated by Robert Mustacchi almost 2 years ago

  • Project changed from OpenIndiana Distribution to illumos gate
  • Category changed from Security to kernel
  • Assignee set to Robert Mustacchi
  • Difficulty set to Hard
  • Tags deleted (needs-triage)

Yes, we're working on this. We'll be letting folks know when we have initial patches to test on the developer mailing list.

#3

Updated by John Levon over 1 year ago

  • Assignee changed from Robert Mustacchi to John Levon
#5

Updated by John Levon over 1 year ago

  • Subject changed from Meltdown and Spectre - KPTI implementation to Implement KPTI
#6

Updated by Electric Monk over 1 year ago

  • Status changed from New to Closed
  • % Done changed from 0 to 100

git commit 74ecdb5171c9f3673b9393b1a3dc6f3a65e93895

commit  74ecdb5171c9f3673b9393b1a3dc6f3a65e93895
Author: John Levon <john.levon@joyent.com>
Date:   2018-04-10T14:37:19.000Z

    8956 Implement KPTI
    Reviewed by: Jerry Jelinek <jerry.jelinek@joyent.com>
    Reviewed by: Robert Mustacchi <rm@joyent.com>
    Approved by: Gordon Ross <gwr@nexenta.com>

#7

Updated by Electric Monk over 1 year ago

git commit 139ef88f7450e3f31a633bfb9428cbdc881bee74

commit  139ef88f7450e3f31a633bfb9428cbdc881bee74
Author: Dan McDonald <danmcd@joyent.com>
Date:   2018-04-10T16:01:06.000Z

    8956 Implement KPTI (fix cstyle)

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