Linux 5.8 Tightens ARM 64-Bit Security With BTI, Shadow Call Stack Support

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2020-Jun-03 | Tags: 64bitkernelsecurity

Linux on ARMThe 64-bit ARM (ARM64 / AArch64) architecture changes have already landed into the progressing Linux 5.8 codebase.

When it comes to modern Arm architectural changes for Linux 5.8, this cycle it primarily revolves around two security features now being supported: Branch Target Identification and Shadow Call Stack.


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