#16352: Play with Intel's MPX for hardened Tor Browser builds
 Reporter:  gk                                   |          Owner:  tbb-
                                                 |  team
     Type:  task                                 |         Status:  closed
 Priority:  Very High                            |      Milestone:
Component:  Applications/Tor Browser             |        Version:
 Severity:  Normal                               |     Resolution:  wontfix
 Keywords:  tbb-security, TorBrowserTeam201711,  |  Actual Points:
  tbb-rbm                                        |
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Changes (by sysrqb):

 * status:  new => closed
 * keywords:  tbb-security, TorBrowserTeam201711 => tbb-security,
     TorBrowserTeam201711, tbb-rbm
 * resolution:   => wontfix


 Support for Intel Memory Protection Extensions (MPX) is now pretty much
 dead on Linux.

 As a follow-up to the article in April of GCC looking to remove MPX
 support from their compiler with Intel no longer maintaining that portion
 of the code and MPX being deprecated already, today the commit went in
 deleting all of the MPX support in GCC.

Ticket URL: <https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/16352#comment:10>
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