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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Re: SSE related security hole


    On Fri, 19 Apr 2002, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
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    > Indeed. Logically, FNINIT should have been extended to initialize it all -
    > - it is a security hole that it doesn't initialize MMX properly.

    Well, MMX should arguably be initialized with "emms", so the proper
    sequence migth be something like

    if (sse)
    asm("emms");
    asm("fninit");

    What does emms do to SSE2?

    Linus

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