[CentOS-virt] CentOS-virt - Kernel Side-Channel Attacks
srn at prgmr.com
Thu Jan 4 19:12:52 UTC 2018
On 01/04/2018 10:49 AM, Akemi Yagi wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 4, 2018 at 9:51 AM, <rikske at deds.nl> wrote:
>> Please patch the CentOS-virt Kernel to fix the
>> Kernel Side-Channel Attacks vulnerabilities.
>> The latest CentOS-virt kernel was released in November, as seen below.
>> kernel-4.9.63-29.el7.x86_64.rpm 2017-11-21 13:30
> As far as I can see, the patches for
> KAISER (Kernel Address
> Isolation to have Side-channels Efficiently Removed) will appear in
> kernel 4.9.75. Looks like it will be released soon upstream (kernel.org).
To my best knowledge KAISER doesn't matter for Xen Dom0's given they run in PV mode, and KAISER isn't enabled for PV guests.
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