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SubjectRe: [PATCH v6 00/11] Intel SGX Driver
On Thu, Feb 08, 2018 at 09:46:53AM +0100, Pavel Machek wrote:
> On Tue 2018-01-09 16:27:30, Jarkko Sakkinen wrote:
> > On Thu, Jan 04, 2018 at 03:17:24PM +0100, Cedric Blancher wrote:
> > > So how does this protect against the MELTDOWN attack (CVE-2017-5754)
> > > and the MELTATOMBOMBA4 worm which uses this exploit?
> > >
> > > Ced
> >
> > Everything going out of L1 gets encrypted. This is done to defend
> > against peripheral like adversaries and should work also against
> > meltdown.
>
> Yeah, but useless against spectre and ability to introduce bit flips
> means this is generally useless...

You are right.

And what I said was simply false. In fact, the encryption is done in
LCC. I'm sorry that I didn't response to my response and gave incorrect
info. I simply forgot to do this, no other excuses.

/Jarkko

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