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@ 2020-07-14  0:03 Pawan Gupta
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From: Pawan Gupta @ 2020-07-14  0:03 UTC (permalink / raw)
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From: Pawan Gupta <pawan.kumar.gupta@linux.intel.com>
Subject: [PATCH] powercap: restrict energy meter to root access

From: Len Brown <len.brown@intel.com>

Remove non-privileged user access to power data contained in

Non-privileged users currently have read access to power data and can
use this data to form a security attack.  Some privileged
drivers/applications need read access to this data but don't expose it
to non-privileged users.

For example, thermald uses this data to ensure that power management
works correctly.  Thus removing non-privileged access is preferred over
completely disabling this power reporting capability with

Fixes: 95677a9a3847 ("PowerCap: Fix mode for energy counter")
Signed-off-by: Len Brown <len.brown@intel.com>
 drivers/powercap/powercap_sys.c | 4 ++--
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/powercap/powercap_sys.c b/drivers/powercap/powercap_sys.c
index f808c5fa9838..3f0b8e2ef3d4 100644
--- a/drivers/powercap/powercap_sys.c
+++ b/drivers/powercap/powercap_sys.c
@@ -367,9 +367,9 @@ static void create_power_zone_common_attributes(
 	if (power_zone->ops->get_energy_uj) {
 		if (power_zone->ops->reset_energy_uj)
-			dev_attr_energy_uj.attr.mode = S_IWUSR | S_IRUGO;
+			dev_attr_energy_uj.attr.mode = S_IWUSR | S_IRUSR;
-			dev_attr_energy_uj.attr.mode = S_IRUGO;
+			dev_attr_energy_uj.attr.mode = S_IRUSR;
 		power_zone->zone_dev_attrs[count++] =

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