Dave Hansen <dave.han...@linux.intel.com> wrote:

> From: Dave Hansen <dave.han...@linux.intel.com>
> In creating its page tables, the espfix code masks its PGTABLE_PROT
> value with the supported mask: __supported_pte_mask.  This ensures
> that unsupported bits are not set in the final PTE.  But, it also
> sets _PAGE_GLOBAL which we do not want for PTE.  Use
> __default_kernel_pte_mask instead which clears _PAGE_GLOBAL for PTI.

Can you please explain what is your concern? Exposing more gadgets for
speculative ROP attacks?

Or is it a general rule of not exposing any kernel code &data more than
absolutely necessary?

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