[PATCH 1/1 v2] x86: pkey-mprotect must allow pkey-0

Dave Hansen dave.hansen at intel.com
Thu Mar 15 05:58:29 AEDT 2018

On 03/14/2018 11:54 AM, Ram Pai wrote:
>>> (e) it bypasses key-permission checks when assigned.
>> I don't think this is necessary.  I think the only rule we *need* is:
>> 	pkey-0 is allocated implicitly at execve() time.  You do not
>> 	need to call pkey_alloc() to allocate it.
> And can be explicitly associated with any address range ?

Yes, it should ideally be available for use just like any other key when

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