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Subject[PATCH v6 0/8] Introduce support for Guest CET feature
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Control-flow Enforcement Technology (CET) provides protection against
Return/Jump-Oriented Programming (ROP/JOP) attack. It includes two
sub-features: Shadow Stack (SHSTK) and Indirect Branch Tracking (IBT).

KVM modification is required to support Guest CET feature.
This patch serial implemented CET related CPUID/XSAVES enumeration, MSRs
and VMEntry configuration etc.so that Guest kernel can setup CET
runtime infrastructure based on them. Some MSRs and related feature
flags used in the patches reference the definitions in kernel patch.

CET kernel patches is here:
https://lkml.org/lkml/2019/6/6/1003
https://lkml.org/lkml/2019/6/6/1030

v5 -> v6:
- Rebase patch to kernel v5.2.
- Move CPUID(0xD, n>=1) helper to a seperate patch.
- Merge xsave size fix with other patch.
- Other minor fixes per community feedback.

v4 -> v5:
- Rebase patch to kernel v5.1.
- Wrap CPUID(0xD, n>=1) code to a helper function.
- Pass through MSR_IA32_PL1_SSP and MSR_IA32_PL2_SSP to Guest.
- Add Co-developed-by expression in patch description.
- Refine patch description.

v3 -> v4:
- Add Sean's patch for loading Guest fpu state before access XSAVES
managed CET MSRs.
- Melt down CET bits setting into CPUID configuration patch.
- Add VMX interface to query Host XSS.
- Check Host and Guest XSS support bits before set Guest XSS.
- Make Guest SHSTK and IBT feature enabling independent.
- Do not report CET support to Guest when Host CET feature is Disabled.

v2 -> v3:
- Modified patches to make Guest CET independent to Host enabling.
- Added patch 8 to add user space access for Guest CET MSR access.
- Modified code comments and patch description to reflect changes.

v1 -> v2:
- Re-ordered patch sequence, combined one patch.
- Added more description for CET related VMCS fields.
- Added Host CET capability check while enabling Guest CET loading bit.
- Added Host CET capability check while reporting Guest CPUID(EAX=7, EXC=0).
- Modified code in reporting Guest CPUID(EAX=D,ECX>=1), make it clearer.
- Added Host and Guest XSS mask check while setting bits for Guest XSS.


PATCH 1 : Define CET VMCS fields and bits.
PATCH 2 : Add a helper function for CPUID(0xD, n>=1) enumeration.
PATCH 3 : Enumerate CET features/XSAVES in CPUID.
PATCH 4 : Pass through CET MSRs to Guest.
PATCH 5 : Load Guest CET states via VMCS.
PATCH 6 : Add CET bits setting in CR4 and IA32_XSS.
PATCH 7 : Load Guest FPU states for XSAVES managed MSRs.
PATCH 8 : Add user-space access interface for CET states.


Sean Christopherson (1):
KVM: x86: Load Guest fpu state when accessing MSRs managed by XSAVES

Yang Weijiang (7):
KVM: VMX: Define CET VMCS fields and control bits
KVM: x86: Add a helper function for CPUID(0xD,n>=1) enumeration
KVM: x86: Implement CET CPUID enumeration for Guest
KVM: VMX: Pass through CET related MSRs to Guest
KVM: VMX: Load Guest CET via VMCS when CET is enabled in Guest
KVM: x86: Add CET bits setting in CR4 and XSS
KVM: x86: Add user-space access interface for CET MSRs

arch/x86/include/asm/kvm_host.h | 5 +-
arch/x86/include/asm/vmx.h | 8 +++
arch/x86/kvm/cpuid.c | 107 +++++++++++++++++++++-----------
arch/x86/kvm/vmx/vmx.c | 83 +++++++++++++++++++++++--
arch/x86/kvm/x86.c | 29 ++++++++-
arch/x86/kvm/x86.h | 4 ++
6 files changed, 193 insertions(+), 43 deletions(-)

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