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2018-04-11s390: correct nospec auto detection init orderMartin Schwidefsky1-0/+1
With CONFIG_EXPOLINE_AUTO=y the call of spectre_v2_auto_early() via early_initcall is done *after* the early_param functions. This overwrites any settings done with the nobp/no_spectre_v2/spectre_v2 parameters. The code patching for the kernel is done after the evaluation of the early parameters but before the early_initcall is done. The end result is a kernel image that is patched correctly but the kernel modules are not. Make sure that the nospec auto detection function is called before the early parameters are evaluated and before the code patching is done. Fixes: 6e179d64126b ("s390: add automatic detection of the spectre defense") Signed-off-by: Martin Schwidefsky <schwidefsky@de.ibm.com>
2018-03-28s390: add automatic detection of the spectre defenseMartin Schwidefsky1-4/+2
Automatically decide between nobp vs. expolines if the spectre_v2=auto kernel parameter is specified or CONFIG_EXPOLINE_AUTO=y is set. The decision made at boot time due to CONFIG_EXPOLINE_AUTO=y being set can be overruled with the nobp, nospec and spectre_v2 kernel parameters. Signed-off-by: Martin Schwidefsky <schwidefsky@de.ibm.com>
2018-02-07s390: introduce execute-trampolines for branchesMartin Schwidefsky1-0/+18
Add CONFIG_EXPOLINE to enable the use of the new -mindirect-branch= and -mfunction_return= compiler options to create a kernel fortified against the specte v2 attack. With CONFIG_EXPOLINE=y all indirect branches will be issued with an execute type instruction. For z10 or newer the EXRL instruction will be used, for older machines the EX instruction. The typical indirect call basr %r14,%r1 is replaced with a PC relative call to a new thunk brasl %r14,__s390x_indirect_jump_r1 The thunk contains the EXRL/EX instruction to the indirect branch __s390x_indirect_jump_r1: exrl 0,0f j . 0: br %r1 The detour via the execute type instruction has a performance impact. To get rid of the detour the new kernel parameter "nospectre_v2" and "spectre_v2=[on,off,auto]" can be used. If the parameter is specified the kernel and module code will be patched at runtime. Signed-off-by: Martin Schwidefsky <schwidefsky@de.ibm.com>

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