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From: Oleg Nesterov <oleg@redhat.com>
To: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
Cc: Dan Carpenter <dan.carpenter@oracle.com>,
	LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>,
	"Gustavo A. R. Silva" <gustavo@embeddedor.com>
Subject: Re: Smatch check for Spectre stuff
Date: Fri, 20 Apr 2018 19:21:09 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20180420172108.GA29920@redhat.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <alpine.DEB.2.21.1804201417110.1815@nanos.tec.linutronix.de>

On 04/20, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
>
> > kernel/signal.c:3457 do_sigaction() warn: potential spectre issue 'p->sighand->action'
>
> This one is correctly detected

Not sure,

	k = &p->sighand->action[sig-1];

calculates the addr, although we do '*oact = *k' later. I dunno.

> > kernel/signal.c:65 sig_handler() warn: potential spectre issue 't->sighand->action'
>
> It's unclear from a quick look whether it's really possible to speculate
> all over the other things there, but we probably err out on the safe side

at least not in do_sigaction(). And in fact do_sigaction() doesn't need
sig_handler() at all, it could use act->sa.sa_handler instead.

Oleg.

  reply	other threads:[~2018-04-20 17:21 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 21+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-04-19  5:15 Dan Carpenter
2018-04-19 21:39 ` Gustavo A. R. Silva
2018-04-20 12:00 ` Peter Zijlstra
2018-04-23 12:31   ` Gustavo A. R. Silva
2018-04-23 12:45     ` Peter Zijlstra
2018-04-23 13:08       ` Gustavo A. R. Silva
2018-04-23 13:48       ` Dan Williams
2018-04-20 12:25 ` Thomas Gleixner
2018-04-20 17:21   ` Oleg Nesterov [this message]
2018-04-20 12:47 ` Mark Rutland
2018-04-23 12:53   ` Dan Carpenter
2018-04-23 13:22     ` Mark Rutland
2018-04-23 13:26       ` Dan Carpenter
2018-04-23 17:11 ` Davidlohr Bueso
2018-04-25 13:19 ` Mark Rutland
2018-04-25 14:48   ` Alan Cox
2018-04-25 15:03     ` Mark Rutland
2018-06-08 16:12 ` Josh Poimboeuf
2018-06-11  9:28   ` Peter Zijlstra
2018-06-13 13:10   ` Dan Carpenter
2018-06-13 13:58     ` Dan Carpenter

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