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SubjectRe: [PATCH] x86: Lock down MSR writing in secure boot
On Sat, 2013-02-09 at 10:29 +0100, Borislav Petkov wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 08, 2013 at 10:45:35PM -0800, Kees Cook wrote:
> > Also, _reading_ MSRs from userspace arguably has utility that doesn't
> > compromise ring-0.
> And to come back to the original question: what is that utility, who
> would need it on a secure boot system and why?

Things like Turbostat are useful, although perhaps that information
should be exposed in a better way.
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