Commit 3ba71a6f authored by Paolo Bonzini's avatar Paolo Bonzini Committed by Greg Kroah-Hartman
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x86/speculation: Simplify sysfs report of VMX L1TF vulnerability

commit ea156d19


Three changes to the content of the sysfs file:

 - If EPT is disabled, L1TF cannot be exploited even across threads on the
   same core, and SMT is irrelevant.

 - If mitigation is completely disabled, and SMT is enabled, print "vulnerable"
   instead of "vulnerable, SMT vulnerable"

 - Reorder the two parts so that the main vulnerability state comes first
   and the detail on SMT is second.
Signed-off-by: default avatarPaolo Bonzini <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarThomas Gleixner <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarGreg Kroah-Hartman <>
parent e41eed57
......@@ -738,9 +738,15 @@ static ssize_t l1tf_show_state(char *buf)
if (l1tf_vmx_mitigation == VMENTER_L1D_FLUSH_AUTO)
return sprintf(buf, "%s\n", L1TF_DEFAULT_MSG);
return sprintf(buf, "%s; VMX: SMT %s, L1D %s\n", L1TF_DEFAULT_MSG,
cpu_smt_control == CPU_SMT_ENABLED ? "vulnerable" : "disabled",
if (l1tf_vmx_mitigation == VMENTER_L1D_FLUSH_EPT_DISABLED ||
(l1tf_vmx_mitigation == VMENTER_L1D_FLUSH_NEVER &&
cpu_smt_control == CPU_SMT_ENABLED))
return sprintf(buf, "%s; VMX: %s\n", L1TF_DEFAULT_MSG,
return sprintf(buf, "%s; VMX: %s, SMT %s\n", L1TF_DEFAULT_MSG,
cpu_smt_control == CPU_SMT_ENABLED ? "vulnerable" : "disabled");
static ssize_t l1tf_show_state(char *buf)
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