[Python-Dev] SEC: Spectre variant 2: GCC: -mindirect-branch=thunk -mindirect-branch-register

Stefan Ring stefanrin at gmail.com
Thu Sep 20 13:29:22 EDT 2018

On Tue, Sep 18, 2018 at 8:38 AM INADA Naoki <songofacandy at gmail.com> wrote:

> I think this topic should split to two topics: (1) Guard Python
> process from Spectre/Meltdown
> attack from other process, (2) Prohibit Python code attack other
> processes by using
> Spectre/Meltdown.

(3) Guard Python from performance degradation by overly aggressive
Spectre "mitigation".

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