Performance Tools

perf - Performance monitoring for the Linux kernel

License: GPLv2
Vendor: Scientific Linux
This package provides the perf tool and the supporting documentation.


perf-2.6.32-754.el6.x86_64 [4.7 MiB] Changelog by Phillip Lougher (2018-05-24):
- [powerpc] 64s: Add support for a store forwarding barrier at kernel entry/exit (Mauricio Oliveira) [1581053] {CVE-2018-3639}
- [x86] amd: Disable AMD SSBD mitigation in a VM (Waiman Long) [1580360]
- [x86] spec_ctrl: Fix late microcode problem with AMD (Waiman Long) [1566899] {CVE-2018-3639}
- [x86] spec_ctrl: Clean up entry code & remove unused APIs (Waiman Long) [1566899] {CVE-2018-3639}
- [x86] spec_ctrl: Mask off SPEC_CTRL MSR bits that are managed by kernel (Waiman Long) [1566899] {CVE-2018-3639}
- [x86] spec_ctrl: add support for SSBD to RHEL IBRS entry/exit macros (Waiman Long) [1566899] {CVE-2018-3639}
- [x86] bugs: Rename _RDS to _SSBD (Waiman Long) [1566899] {CVE-2018-3639}
- [x86] speculation: Add prctl for Speculative Store Bypass mitigation (Waiman Long) [1566899] {CVE-2018-3639}
- [x86] process: Allow runtime control of Speculative Store Bypass (Waiman Long) [1566899] {CVE-2018-3639}
- [kernel] prctl: Add speculation control prctls (Waiman Long) [1566899] {CVE-2018-3639}
- [x86] kvm: Expose the RDS bit to the guest (Waiman Long) [1566899] {CVE-2018-3639}
- [x86] bugs/AMD: Add support to disable RDS on Fam(15, 16, 17)h if requested (Waiman Long) [1566899] {CVE-2018-3639}
- [x86] spec_ctrl: Sync up RDS setting with IBRS code (Waiman Long) [1566899] {CVE-2018-3639}
- [x86] bugs: Provide boot parameters for the spec_store_bypass_disable mitigation (Waiman Long) [1566899] {CVE-2018-3639}
- [x86] bugs: Expose the /sys/../spec_store_bypass and X86_BUG_SPEC_STORE_BYPASS (Waiman Long) [1566899] {CVE-2018-3639}
- [x86] bugs: Read SPEC_CTRL MSR during boot and re-use reserved bits (Waiman Long) [1566899] {CVE-2018-3639}
- [x86] spec_ctrl: Use separate PCP variables for IBRS entry and exit (Waiman Long) [1566899] {CVE-2018-3639}
- [x86] cpu/intel: Knight Mill and Moorefield update to intel-family.h (Waiman Long) [1566899] {CVE-2018-3639}
- [x86] speculation: Update Speculation Control microcode blacklist (Waiman Long) [1566899] {CVE-2018-3639}
- [x86] cpuid: Fix up "virtual" IBRS/IBPB/STIBP feature bits on Intel (Waiman Long) [1566899] {CVE-2018-3639}
- [x86] cpufeatures: Clean up Spectre v2 related CPUID flags (Waiman Long) [1566899] {CVE-2018-3639}
- [x86] cpufeatures: Add AMD feature bits for Speculation Control (Waiman Long) [1566899] {CVE-2018-3639}
- [x86] cpufeatures: Add Intel feature bits for Speculation (Waiman Long) [1566899] {CVE-2018-3639}
- [x86] cpufeatures: Add CPUID_7_EDX CPUID leaf (Waiman Long) [1566899] {CVE-2018-3639}
- [x86] cpu: Fill in feature word 13, CPUID_8000_0008_EBX (Waiman Long) [1566899] {CVE-2018-3639}
- [x86] Extend RH cpuinfo to 10 extra words (Waiman Long) [1566899] {CVE-2018-3639}
- [x86] invpcid: Enable 'noinvpcid' boot parameter for X86_32 (Waiman Long) [1560494]
- [x86] dumpstack_32: Fix kernel panic in dump_trace (Waiman Long) [1577351]
- [fs] gfs2: For fs_freeze, do a log flush and flush the ail1 list (Robert S Peterson) [1569148]
- [net] dccp: check sk for closed state in dccp_sendmsg() (Stefano Brivio) [1576586] {CVE-2018-1130}
- [net] ipv6: dccp: add missing bind_conflict to dccp_ipv6_mapped (Stefano Brivio) [1576586] {CVE-2018-1130}

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