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[PATCH 4.4 205/266] x86/speculation: Disable STIBP when enhanced IBRS is in use




From: Tim Chen <tim.c.chen@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

commit 34bce7c9690b1d897686aac89604ba7adc365556 upstream.

If enhanced IBRS is active, STIBP is redundant for mitigating Spectre v2
user space exploits from hyperthread sibling.

Disable STIBP when enhanced IBRS is used.

Signed-off-by: Tim Chen <tim.c.chen@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Reviewed-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@xxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Andy Lutomirski <luto@xxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Jiri Kosina <jkosina@xxxxxxx>
Cc: Tom Lendacky <thomas.lendacky@xxxxxxx>
Cc: Josh Poimboeuf <jpoimboe@xxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Andrea Arcangeli <aarcange@xxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: David Woodhouse <dwmw@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Andi Kleen <ak@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Dave Hansen <dave.hansen@xxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Casey Schaufler <casey.schaufler@xxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Asit Mallick <asit.k.mallick@xxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Arjan van de Ven <arjan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Jon Masters <jcm@xxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Waiman Long <longman9394@xxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Greg KH <gregkh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Dave Stewart <david.c.stewart@xxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Kees Cook <keescook@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Link: https://lkml.kernel.org/r/20181125185003.966801480@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Signed-off-by: Ben Hutchings <ben@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
---
 arch/x86/kernel/cpu/bugs.c |    7 +++++++
 1 file changed, 7 insertions(+)

--- a/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/bugs.c
+++ b/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/bugs.c
@@ -317,6 +317,10 @@ static bool stibp_needed(void)
 	if (spectre_v2_enabled == SPECTRE_V2_NONE)
 		return false;
 
+	/* Enhanced IBRS makes using STIBP unnecessary. */
+	if (spectre_v2_enabled == SPECTRE_V2_IBRS_ENHANCED)
+		return false;
+
 	if (!boot_cpu_has(X86_FEATURE_STIBP))
 		return false;
 
@@ -761,6 +765,9 @@ static void __init l1tf_select_mitigatio
 
 static char *stibp_state(void)
 {
+	if (spectre_v2_enabled == SPECTRE_V2_IBRS_ENHANCED)
+		return "";
+
 	if (x86_spec_ctrl_base & SPEC_CTRL_STIBP)
 		return ", STIBP";
 	else