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From: Wei Wang <wei.w.wang@intel.com>
To: Eric Hankland <ehankland@google.com>
Cc: Cfir Cohen <cfir@google.com>, Paolo Bonzini <pbonzini@redhat.com>,
	rkrcmar@redhat.com, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	kvm@vger.kernel.org, Stephane Eranian <eranian@google.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v1] KVM: x86: PMU Whitelist
Date: Thu, 06 Jun 2019 15:36:18 +0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <5CF8C272.7050808@intel.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAOyeoRXFAQNNWRiHNtK3n17V0owBVNyKdv75xjt08Q_pC+XOXg@mail.gmail.com>

On 06/06/2019 05:35 AM, Eric Hankland wrote:
>>> Right - I'm aware there are other ways of detecting this - it's still
>>> a class of events that some people don't want to surface. I'll ask if
>>> there are any better examples.
> I asked and it sounds like we are treating all events as potentially
> insecure until they've been reviewed. If Intel were to publish
> official (reasonably substantiated) guidance stating that the PMU is
> secure, then I think we'd be happy without such a safeguard in place,
> but short of that I think we want to err on the side of caution.
>

I'm not aware of any vendors who'd published statements like that.

Anyway, are you ready to share your QEMU patches or the events you want 
to be on the whitelists?


Best,
Wei

  reply	other threads:[~2019-06-06  7:31 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 22+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-05-22 22:23 Eric Hankland
2019-05-28  2:01 ` Wei Wang
2019-05-28 18:14   ` Eric Hankland
2019-05-29  7:54     ` Wei Wang
2019-05-29 17:11       ` Eric Hankland
2019-05-31  1:02         ` Wei Wang
2019-05-31 19:59           ` Eric Hankland
2019-06-01 10:55             ` Wei Wang
2019-06-03 17:30               ` Eric Hankland
2019-06-04  4:42                 ` Wei Wang
2019-06-04 15:56                   ` Eric Hankland
     [not found]                     ` <CAEU=KTHsVmrAHXUKdHu_OwcrZoy-hgV7pk4UymtchGE5bGdUGA@mail.gmail.com>
2019-06-05 21:35                       ` Eric Hankland
2019-06-06  7:36                         ` Wei Wang [this message]
2019-06-13 17:43                           ` Eric Hankland
2019-06-14  9:14                             ` Wei Wang
2019-06-14  9:26 ` Wei Wang
2019-06-25  0:32   ` Eric Hankland
2019-06-25  9:12     ` Wei Wang
2019-07-02 17:46       ` Eric Hankland
2019-07-03  9:06         ` Wei Wang
2019-06-20 18:05 ` Andi Kleen
2019-06-24 23:56   ` Eric Hankland

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