Re: Possible bug in arch/i386/kernel/process.c for reloading of debug registers (DRx)?

From: Andi Kleen (
Date: Sat Feb 08 2003 - 12:22:04 EST

> What if DRx contains sensitive data? ...Its probably pretty
> unlikely. Still it allows for example easy communication between tasks
> that should not be able to communicate.

The user never sees the stale value, it is eaten by the kernel's do_debug

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