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SubjectRe: [PATCH v15 00/26] Control-flow Enforcement: Shadow Stack
On Tue, Nov 10, 2020 at 08:21:45AM -0800, Yu-cheng Yu wrote:
> Control-flow Enforcement (CET) is a new Intel processor feature that blocks
> return/jump-oriented programming attacks. Details are in "Intel 64 and
> IA-32 Architectures Software Developer's Manual" [1].
> CET can protect applications and the kernel. This series enables only
> application-level protection, and has three parts:
> - Shadow stack [2],
> - Indirect branch tracking [3], and
> - Selftests [4].
> I have run tests on these patches for quite some time, and they have been
> very stable. Linux distributions with CET are available now, and Intel
> processors with CET are becoming available. It would be nice if CET
> support can be accepted into the kernel. I will be working to address any
> issues should they come up.

Is there a way to run these patches for testing? Bochs emulation or anything
else? I presume you've been testing against violations of CET in user space?
Can you share your testing?

Balbir Singh.

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