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From: Ard Biesheuvel <ardb@kernel.org>
To: linux-efi@vger.kernel.org, Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>,
	Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
Cc: Ard Biesheuvel <ardb@kernel.org>,
	Ard Biesheuvel <ard.biesheuvel@linaro.org>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, Andy Lutomirski <luto@kernel.org>,
	Arvind Sankar <nivedita@alum.mit.edu>,
	Matthew Garrett <mjg59@google.com>
Subject: [PATCH 18/20] x86/mm: fix NX bit clearing issue in kernel_map_pages_in_pgd
Date: Fri,  3 Jan 2020 12:39:51 +0100
Message-ID: <20200103113953.9571-19-ardb@kernel.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200103113953.9571-1-ardb@kernel.org>

Commit 15f003d20782 ("x86/mm/pat: Don't implicitly allow _PAGE_RW in
kernel_map_pages_in_pgd()") modified kernel_map_pages_in_pgd() to
manage writable permissions of memory mappings in the EFI page
table in a different way, but in the process, it removed the
ability to clear NX attributes from read-only mappings, by
clobbering the clear mask if _PAGE_RW is not being requested.

Failure to remove the NX attribute from read-only mappings is
unlikely to be a security issue, but it does prevent us from
tightening the permissions in the EFI page tables going forward,
so let's fix it now.

Fixes: 15f003d20782 ("x86/mm/pat: Don't implicitly allow _PAGE_RW in kernel_map_pages_in_pgd()
Signed-off-by: Ard Biesheuvel <ardb@kernel.org>
---
 arch/x86/mm/pageattr.c | 8 +-------
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 7 deletions(-)

diff --git a/arch/x86/mm/pageattr.c b/arch/x86/mm/pageattr.c
index 1b99ad05b117..f42780ba0893 100644
--- a/arch/x86/mm/pageattr.c
+++ b/arch/x86/mm/pageattr.c
@@ -2215,7 +2215,7 @@ int __init kernel_map_pages_in_pgd(pgd_t *pgd, u64 pfn, unsigned long address,
 		.pgd = pgd,
 		.numpages = numpages,
 		.mask_set = __pgprot(0),
-		.mask_clr = __pgprot(0),
+		.mask_clr = __pgprot(~page_flags & (_PAGE_NX|_PAGE_RW)),
 		.flags = 0,
 	};
 
@@ -2224,12 +2224,6 @@ int __init kernel_map_pages_in_pgd(pgd_t *pgd, u64 pfn, unsigned long address,
 	if (!(__supported_pte_mask & _PAGE_NX))
 		goto out;
 
-	if (!(page_flags & _PAGE_NX))
-		cpa.mask_clr = __pgprot(_PAGE_NX);
-
-	if (!(page_flags & _PAGE_RW))
-		cpa.mask_clr = __pgprot(_PAGE_RW);
-
 	if (!(page_flags & _PAGE_ENC))
 		cpa.mask_clr = pgprot_encrypted(cpa.mask_clr);
 
-- 
2.20.1


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Thread overview: 24+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-01-03 11:39 [GIT PULL 00/20] More EFI updates for v5.6 Ard Biesheuvel
2020-01-03 11:39 ` [PATCH 01/20] efi/libstub: fix boot argument handling in mixed mode entry code Ard Biesheuvel
2020-01-03 11:39 ` [PATCH 02/20] efi/libstub/x86: force 'hidden' visibility for extern declarations Ard Biesheuvel
2020-01-03 11:39 ` [PATCH 03/20] efi/x86: re-disable RT services for 32-bit kernels running on 64-bit EFI Ard Biesheuvel
2020-01-03 11:39 ` [PATCH 04/20] efi/x86: map the entire EFI vendor string before copying it Ard Biesheuvel
2020-01-03 11:39 ` [PATCH 05/20] efi/x86: avoid redundant cast of EFI firmware service pointer Ard Biesheuvel
2020-01-03 11:39 ` [PATCH 06/20] efi/x86: split off some old memmap handling into separate routines Ard Biesheuvel
2020-01-03 11:39 ` [PATCH 07/20] efi/x86: split SetVirtualAddresMap() wrappers into 32 and 64 bit versions Ard Biesheuvel
2020-01-03 11:39 ` [PATCH 08/20] efi/x86: simplify i386 efi_call_phys() firmware call wrapper Ard Biesheuvel
2020-01-03 11:39 ` [PATCH 09/20] efi/x86: simplify 64-bit EFI " Ard Biesheuvel
2020-01-03 11:39 ` [PATCH 10/20] efi/x86: simplify mixed mode " Ard Biesheuvel
2020-01-03 11:39 ` [PATCH 11/20] efi/x86: drop two near identical versions of efi_runtime_init() Ard Biesheuvel
2020-01-03 11:39 ` [PATCH 12/20] efi/x86: clean up efi_systab_init() routine for legibility Ard Biesheuvel
2020-01-03 11:39 ` [PATCH 13/20] efi/x86: don't panic or BUG() on non-critical error conditions Ard Biesheuvel
2020-01-03 11:39 ` [PATCH 14/20] efi/x86: remove unreachable code in kexec_enter_virtual_mode() Ard Biesheuvel
2020-01-03 11:39 ` [PATCH 15/20] efi/x86: Check number of arguments to variadic functions Ard Biesheuvel
2020-01-03 11:39 ` [PATCH 16/20] efi/x86: Allow translating 64-bit arguments for mixed mode calls Ard Biesheuvel
2020-01-03 11:39 ` [PATCH 17/20] efi: Allow disabling PCI busmastering on bridges during boot Ard Biesheuvel
2020-01-03 11:39 ` Ard Biesheuvel [this message]
2020-01-03 11:39 ` [PATCH 19/20] efi/x86: don't map the entire kernel text RW for mixed mode Ard Biesheuvel
2020-01-03 11:39 ` [PATCH 20/20] efi/x86: avoid RWX mappings for all of DRAM Ard Biesheuvel
2020-01-09  9:37 ` [GIT PULL 00/20] More EFI updates for v5.6 Ard Biesheuvel
2020-01-10 18:13   ` Ingo Molnar
2020-01-13  7:29     ` Ard Biesheuvel

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