SYSRET fixed even if not broken

There’s a recently talked about bug in SYSRET that apparently affects a lot of operating systems, including Linux and several BSDs.  It looks like DragonFly is not affected, but Matthew Dillon has put in changes just in case.

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  1. Harald Arnesen says:

    From the document you link to:

    “OpenBSD and Linux were not vulnerable. Linux actually fixed the bug in 2006, with CVE-2006-0744.”