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From: catalin.marinas@arm.com (Catalin Marinas)
Subject: [PATCH v4 0/7] arm64: untag user pointers passed to the kernel
Date: Wed, 27 Jun 2018 18:17:58 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20180627171757.amucnh5znld45cpc@armageddon.cambridge.arm.com> (raw)
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On Wed, Jun 27, 2018@04:08:09PM +0100, Ramana Radhakrishnan wrote:
> On 27/06/2018 16:05, Andrey Konovalov wrote:
> > On Tue, Jun 26, 2018 at 7:29 PM, Catalin Marinas
> > <catalin.marinas@arm.com> wrote:
> >> On Tue, Jun 26, 2018@02:47:50PM +0200, Andrey Konovalov wrote:
> >>> On Wed, Jun 20, 2018@5:24 PM, Andrey Konovalov <andreyknvl@google.com> wrote:
> >>>> arm64 has a feature called Top Byte Ignore, which allows to embed pointer
> >>>> tags into the top byte of each pointer. Userspace programs (such as
> >>>> HWASan, a memory debugging tool [1]) might use this feature and pass
> >>>> tagged user pointers to the kernel through syscalls or other interfaces.
> >>>>
> >>>> This patch makes a few of the kernel interfaces accept tagged user
> >>>> pointers. The kernel is already able to handle user faults with tagged
> >>>> pointers and has the untagged_addr macro, which this patchset reuses.
> >>>>
> >>>> We're not trying to cover all possible ways the kernel accepts user
> >>>> pointers in one patchset, so this one should be considered as a start.
> >>>>
> >>>> Thanks!
> >>>>
> >>>> [1] http://clang.llvm.org/docs/HardwareAssistedAddressSanitizerDesign.html
> >>>
> >>> Is there anything I should do to move forward with this?
> >>>
> >>> I've received zero replies to this patch set (v3 and v4) over the last
> >>> month.
> >>
> >> The patches in this series look fine but my concern is that they are not
> >> sufficient and we don't have (yet?) a way to identify where such
> >> annotations are required. You even say in patch 6 that this is "some
> >> initial work for supporting non-zero address tags passed to the kernel".
> >> Unfortunately, merging (or relaxing) an ABI without a clear picture is
> >> not really feasible.
> >>
> >> While I support this work, as a maintainer I'd like to understand
> >> whether we'd be in a continuous chase of ABI breaks with every kernel
> >> release or we have a better way to identify potential issues. Is there
> >> any way to statically analyse conversions from __user ptr to long for
> >> example? Or, could we get the compiler to do this for us?
> > 
> > OK, got it, I'll try to figure out a way to find these conversions.
> 
> This sounds like the kind of thing we should be able to get sparse to do
> already, no ? It's been many years since I last looked at it but I
> thought sparse was the tool of choice in the kernel to do this kind of
> checking.

sparse is indeed an option. The current implementation doesn't warn on
an explicit cast from (void __user *) to (unsigned long) since that's a
valid thing in the kernel. I couldn't figure out if there's any other
__attribute__ that could be used to warn of such conversion.

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Catalin
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Thread overview: 195+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-06-20 15:24 Andrey Konovalov
2018-06-20 15:24 ` Andrey Konovalov
2018-06-20 15:24 ` Andrey Konovalov
2018-06-20 15:24 ` Andrey Konovalov
2018-06-20 15:24 ` Andrey Konovalov
2018-06-20 15:24 ` andreyknvl
2018-06-20 15:24 ` Andrey Konovalov
2018-06-20 15:24 ` [PATCH v4 1/7] arm64: add type casts to untagged_addr macro Andrey Konovalov
2018-06-20 15:24   ` Andrey Konovalov
2018-06-20 15:24   ` Andrey Konovalov
2018-06-20 15:24   ` Andrey Konovalov
2018-06-20 15:24   ` andreyknvl
2018-06-20 15:24   ` Andrey Konovalov
2018-06-20 15:24 ` [PATCH v4 2/7] uaccess: add untagged_addr definition for other arches Andrey Konovalov
2018-06-20 15:24   ` Andrey Konovalov
2018-06-20 15:24   ` Andrey Konovalov
2018-06-20 15:24   ` andreyknvl
2018-06-20 15:24   ` Andrey Konovalov
2018-06-20 15:24 ` [PATCH v4 3/7] arm64: untag user addresses in access_ok and __uaccess_mask_ptr Andrey Konovalov
2018-06-20 15:24   ` Andrey Konovalov
2018-06-20 15:24   ` Andrey Konovalov
2018-06-20 15:24   ` andreyknvl
2018-06-20 15:24   ` Andrey Konovalov
2018-06-20 15:24 ` [PATCH v4 4/7] mm, arm64: untag user addresses in mm/gup.c Andrey Konovalov
2018-06-20 15:24   ` Andrey Konovalov
2018-06-20 15:24   ` Andrey Konovalov
2018-06-20 15:24   ` andreyknvl
2018-06-20 15:24   ` Andrey Konovalov
2018-06-20 15:24 ` [PATCH v4 5/7] lib, arm64: untag addrs passed to strncpy_from_user and strnlen_user Andrey Konovalov
2018-06-20 15:24   ` Andrey Konovalov
2018-06-20 15:24   ` Andrey Konovalov
2018-06-20 15:24   ` andreyknvl
2018-06-20 15:24   ` Andrey Konovalov
2018-06-20 15:24 ` [PATCH v4 6/7] arm64: update Documentation/arm64/tagged-pointers.txt Andrey Konovalov
2018-06-20 15:24   ` Andrey Konovalov
2018-06-20 15:24   ` Andrey Konovalov
2018-06-20 15:24   ` andreyknvl
2018-06-20 15:24   ` Andrey Konovalov
2018-06-20 15:24 ` [PATCH v4 7/7] selftests, arm64: add a selftest for passing tagged pointers to kernel Andrey Konovalov
2018-06-20 15:24   ` Andrey Konovalov
2018-06-20 15:24   ` Andrey Konovalov
2018-06-20 15:24   ` andreyknvl
2018-06-20 15:24   ` Andrey Konovalov
2018-06-26 12:47 ` [PATCH v4 0/7] arm64: untag user pointers passed to the kernel Andrey Konovalov
2018-06-26 12:47   ` Andrey Konovalov
2018-06-26 12:47   ` Andrey Konovalov
2018-06-26 12:47   ` andreyknvl
2018-06-26 12:47   ` Andrey Konovalov
2018-06-26 17:29   ` Catalin Marinas
2018-06-26 17:29     ` Catalin Marinas
2018-06-26 17:29     ` Catalin Marinas
2018-06-26 17:29     ` Catalin Marinas
2018-06-26 17:29     ` catalin.marinas
2018-06-26 17:29     ` Catalin Marinas
2018-06-27 15:05     ` Andrey Konovalov
2018-06-27 15:05       ` Andrey Konovalov
2018-06-27 15:05       ` Andrey Konovalov
2018-06-27 15:05       ` Andrey Konovalov
2018-06-27 15:05       ` andreyknvl
2018-06-27 15:05       ` Andrey Konovalov
2018-06-27 15:08       ` Ramana Radhakrishnan
2018-06-27 15:08         ` Ramana Radhakrishnan
2018-06-27 15:08         ` Ramana Radhakrishnan
2018-06-27 15:08         ` Ramana Radhakrishnan
2018-06-27 15:08         ` Ramana Radhakrishnan
2018-06-27 15:08         ` ramana.radhakrishnan
2018-06-27 15:08         ` Ramana Radhakrishnan
2018-06-27 17:17         ` Catalin Marinas [this message]
2018-06-27 17:17           ` Catalin Marinas
2018-06-27 17:17           ` Catalin Marinas
2018-06-27 17:17           ` Catalin Marinas
2018-06-27 17:17           ` Catalin Marinas
2018-06-27 17:17           ` catalin.marinas
2018-06-27 17:17           ` Catalin Marinas
2018-06-28  6:17           ` Luc Van Oostenryck
2018-06-28  6:17             ` Luc Van Oostenryck
2018-06-28  6:17             ` Luc Van Oostenryck
2018-06-28  6:17             ` Luc Van Oostenryck
2018-06-28  6:17             ` Luc Van Oostenryck
2018-06-28  6:17             ` luc.vanoostenryck
2018-06-28  6:17             ` Luc Van Oostenryck
2018-06-28 10:27             ` Catalin Marinas
2018-06-28 10:27               ` Catalin Marinas
2018-06-28 10:27               ` Catalin Marinas
2018-06-28 10:27               ` Catalin Marinas
2018-06-28 10:27               ` Catalin Marinas
2018-06-28 10:27               ` catalin.marinas
2018-06-28 10:27               ` Catalin Marinas
2018-06-28 10:46               ` Luc Van Oostenryck
2018-06-28 10:46                 ` Luc Van Oostenryck
2018-06-28 10:46                 ` Luc Van Oostenryck
2018-06-28 10:46                 ` Luc Van Oostenryck
2018-06-28 10:46                 ` Luc Van Oostenryck
2018-06-28 10:46                 ` luc.vanoostenryck
2018-06-28 10:46                 ` Luc Van Oostenryck
2018-06-28 14:48                 ` Catalin Marinas
2018-06-28 14:48                   ` Catalin Marinas
2018-06-28 14:48                   ` Catalin Marinas
2018-06-28 14:48                   ` Catalin Marinas
2018-06-28 14:48                   ` Catalin Marinas
2018-06-28 14:48                   ` catalin.marinas
2018-06-28 14:48                   ` Catalin Marinas
2018-06-28 15:28                   ` Luc Van Oostenryck
2018-06-28 15:28                     ` Luc Van Oostenryck
2018-06-28 15:28                     ` Luc Van Oostenryck
2018-06-28 15:28                     ` Luc Van Oostenryck
2018-06-28 15:28                     ` Luc Van Oostenryck
2018-06-28 15:28                     ` luc.vanoostenryck
2018-06-28 15:28                     ` Luc Van Oostenryck
2018-06-29 15:27                   ` David Laight
2018-06-29 15:27                     ` David Laight
2018-06-29 15:27                     ` David Laight
2018-06-29 15:27                     ` David Laight
2018-06-29 15:27                     ` David Laight
2018-06-29 15:27                     ` David.Laight
2018-06-29 15:27                     ` David Laight
2018-06-28 23:21               ` [PATCH] sparse: stricter warning for explicit cast to ulong Luc Van Oostenryck
2018-06-28 23:21                 ` Luc Van Oostenryck
2018-06-28 23:21                 ` Luc Van Oostenryck
2018-06-28 23:21                 ` Luc Van Oostenryck
2018-06-28 23:21                 ` luc.vanoostenryck
2018-06-28 23:21                 ` Luc Van Oostenryck
2018-06-28 23:21                 ` Luc Van Oostenryck
2018-06-28 19:30       ` [PATCH v4 0/7] arm64: untag user pointers passed to the kernel Andrey Konovalov
2018-06-28 19:30         ` Andrey Konovalov
2018-06-28 19:30         ` Andrey Konovalov
2018-06-28 19:30         ` Andrey Konovalov
2018-06-28 19:30         ` andreyknvl
2018-06-28 19:30         ` Andrey Konovalov
2018-06-29 15:19         ` Andrey Konovalov
2018-06-29 15:19           ` Andrey Konovalov
2018-06-29 15:19           ` Andrey Konovalov
2018-06-29 15:19           ` Andrey Konovalov
2018-06-29 15:19           ` andreyknvl
2018-06-29 15:19           ` Andrey Konovalov
2018-06-29 15:20           ` Andrey Konovalov
2018-06-29 15:20             ` Andrey Konovalov
2018-06-29 15:20             ` Andrey Konovalov
2018-06-29 15:20             ` Andrey Konovalov
2018-06-29 15:20             ` andreyknvl
2018-06-29 15:20             ` Andrey Konovalov
2018-07-16 11:25         ` Andrey Konovalov
2018-07-16 11:25           ` Andrey Konovalov
2018-07-16 11:25           ` Andrey Konovalov
2018-07-16 11:25           ` Andrey Konovalov
2018-07-16 11:25           ` andreyknvl
2018-07-16 11:25           ` Andrey Konovalov
2018-07-31 13:23           ` Andrey Konovalov
2018-07-31 13:23             ` Andrey Konovalov
2018-07-31 13:23             ` Andrey Konovalov
2018-07-31 13:23             ` Andrey Konovalov
2018-07-31 13:23             ` andreyknvl
2018-07-31 13:23             ` Andrey Konovalov
2018-08-01 17:42           ` Catalin Marinas
2018-08-01 17:42             ` Catalin Marinas
2018-08-01 17:42             ` Catalin Marinas
2018-08-01 17:42             ` Catalin Marinas
2018-08-01 17:42             ` catalin.marinas
2018-08-01 17:42             ` Catalin Marinas
2018-08-02 15:00             ` Andrey Konovalov
2018-08-02 15:00               ` Andrey Konovalov
2018-08-02 15:00               ` Andrey Konovalov
2018-08-02 15:00               ` Andrey Konovalov
2018-08-02 15:00               ` andreyknvl
2018-08-02 15:00               ` Andrey Konovalov
2018-08-03 14:59               ` Andrey Konovalov
2018-08-03 14:59                 ` Andrey Konovalov
2018-08-03 14:59                 ` Andrey Konovalov
2018-08-03 14:59                 ` Andrey Konovalov
2018-08-03 14:59                 ` andreyknvl
2018-08-03 14:59                 ` Andrey Konovalov
2018-08-03 15:09                 ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2018-08-03 15:09                   ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2018-08-03 15:09                   ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2018-08-03 15:09                   ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2018-08-03 15:09                   ` gregkh
2018-08-03 15:09                   ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2018-08-03 16:43                   ` Matthew Wilcox
2018-08-03 16:43                     ` Matthew Wilcox
2018-08-03 16:43                     ` Matthew Wilcox
2018-08-03 16:43                     ` Matthew Wilcox
2018-08-03 16:43                     ` willy
2018-08-03 16:43                     ` Matthew Wilcox
2018-08-03 16:54                     ` Andrey Konovalov
2018-08-03 16:54                       ` Andrey Konovalov
2018-08-03 16:54                       ` Andrey Konovalov
2018-08-03 16:54                       ` Andrey Konovalov
2018-08-03 16:54                       ` andreyknvl
2018-08-03 16:54                       ` Andrey Konovalov
2018-08-06 19:12                   ` Luc Van Oostenryck
2018-08-06 19:12                     ` Luc Van Oostenryck
2018-08-06 19:12                     ` Luc Van Oostenryck
2018-08-06 19:12                     ` Luc Van Oostenryck
2018-08-06 19:12                     ` luc.vanoostenryck
2018-08-06 19:12                     ` Luc Van Oostenryck

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