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Feature #9532

GUI indication and options for MDS mitigation

Added by Jim Pingle 4 months ago. Updated 28 days ago.

Status:
Resolved
Priority:
Normal
Assignee:
Category:
Web Interface
Target version:
Start date:
05/17/2019
Due date:
% Done:

100%

Estimated time:

Description

Similar to the option for Kernel PTI on system_advanced_misc.php we should have an option for MDS.

It is controlled by sysctl oid hw.mds_disable:

0 - mitigation disabled
1 - VERW instruction (microcode) mitigation enabled
2 - Software sequence mitigation enabled (not recommended)
3 - Automatic VERW or Software selection

Also in the system info widget on the Dashboard, the value of hw.mds_disable_state can be output to show the current state.

Associated revisions

Revision 42c48efe (diff)
Added by Jim Pingle 4 months ago

Add GUI components for MDS mitigation. Implements #9532

While here, add option to disable PTI display in sysinfo widget.
Implements #9323

Revision 00680d36 (diff)
Added by Jim Pingle 4 months ago

Add GUI components for MDS mitigation. Implements #9532

While here, add option to disable PTI display in sysinfo widget.
Implements #9323

(cherry picked from commit 42c48efe1c326273079ac38176098a1993f8ae88)

History

#1 Updated by Jim Pingle 4 months ago

  • Subject changed from GUI indication an options for MDS mitigation to GUI indication and options for MDS mitigation

#2 Updated by Jim Pingle 4 months ago

  • Status changed from New to In Progress
  • Assignee set to Jim Pingle

#3 Updated by Jim Pingle 4 months ago

  • Status changed from In Progress to Feedback
  • % Done changed from 0 to 100

#4 Updated by Chris Linstruth 28 days ago

Dashboard reflects chosen MDS settings. Looks good.

#5 Updated by Jim Pingle 28 days ago

  • Status changed from Feedback to Resolved

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