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SubjectRe: [PATCH v5 11/11] intel_sgx: driver documentation
On 2017-11-21 16:10, Borislav Petkov wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 21, 2017 at 03:45:31PM -0800, Jethro Beekman wrote:
>> Boris & Peter: this key has nothing to do with "trust" or "security".
> But with what? Why is the firmware at all involved then?

See under
"Launch control". Essentially, firmware can make it so that user has no
control over IA32_SGXLEPUBKEYHASHn value.

One comment on the documentation I linked:

> +The BIOS can configure IA32_SGXLEPUBKEYHASHn MSRs before feature control
> +register is locked.

This is not entirely accurate, hardware exists on the market today where
IA32_SGXLEPUBKEYHASHn can't be configured, even by firmware. As
mentioned in my previous email, I'd like to use said hardware.

Jethro Beekman

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