[libvirt] [PATCH 00/17] CPU models and features for Spectre, CVE-2017-5715

Jiri Denemark jdenemar at redhat.com
Wed Jan 17 16:07:22 UTC 2018

On Wed, Jan 10, 2018 at 10:52:29 +0100, Pavel Hrdina wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 09, 2018 at 11:45:13PM +0100, Jiri Denemark wrote:
> > This is the libvirt's part of the changes related to CVE-2017-5715. The
> > new models can be used to pass the protective CPU features to guests.
> > But remember, the host CPU microcode, host kernel, QEMU, and libvirt all
> > need to be updated for this to be any useful.
> > 
> > Based on a patch from Paolo Bonzini.
> > 
> > See QEMU patches from Eduardo for more details:
> > https://patchew.org/QEMU/20180109154519.25634-1-ehabkost@redhat.com/
> I guess that you will wait with pushing until the QEMU patches are
> accepted and pushed as well.
> Reviewed-by: Pavel Hrdina <phrdina at redhat.com>

Thanks. All QEMU patches except for EPYC-IBPB CPU model are queued in
Eduardo's x86-next and a pull request is coming soon. I pushed the first
16 patches, i.e., without EPYC-IBPB.


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