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From: Dave Martin <Dave.Martin@arm.com>
To: Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@arm.com>
Cc: linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org, marc.zyngier@arm.com,
	catalin.marinas@arm.com, will.deacon@arm.com,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, linux@dominikbrodowski.net,
	james.morse@arm.com, viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk,
	linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 11/18] arm64: zero GPRs upon entry from EL0
Date: Mon, 14 May 2018 12:07:40 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20180514110738.GG7753@e103592.cambridge.arm.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20180514094640.27569-12-mark.rutland@arm.com>

On Mon, May 14, 2018 at 10:46:33AM +0100, Mark Rutland wrote:
> We can zero GPRs x0 - x29 upon entry from EL0 to make it harder for
> userspace to control values consumed by speculative gadgets.
> 
> We don't blat x30, since this is stashed much later, and we'll blat it
> before invoking C code.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@arm.com>
> Cc: Catalin Marinas <catalin.marinas@arm.com>
> Cc: Will Deacon <will.deacon@arm.com>
> ---
>  arch/arm64/kernel/entry.S | 9 +++++++--
>  1 file changed, 7 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/arch/arm64/kernel/entry.S b/arch/arm64/kernel/entry.S
> index 13afefbf608f..4dd529fd03fd 100644
> --- a/arch/arm64/kernel/entry.S
> +++ b/arch/arm64/kernel/entry.S
> @@ -62,6 +62,12 @@
>  #endif
>  	.endm
>  
> +	.macro	clear_gp_regs
> +	.irp	n,0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,16,17,18,19,20,21,22,23,24,25,26,27,28,29
> +	mov	x\n, xzr
> +	.endr
> +	.endm
> +

Looks OK, but consider moving _for from fpsimdmacros.h to assembler.h
and just writing

 _for n, 0, 29,	mov	x\n, xzr

(could even omit the wrapper macro, since this is a one-liner).

The implementation of _for is a bit gross, but since we already have it,
we might as well use it.

[...]

Cheers
---Dave

  reply	other threads:[~2018-05-14 11:07 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 63+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-05-14  9:46 [PATCH 00/18] arm64: invoke syscalls with pt_regs Mark Rutland
2018-05-14  9:46 ` [PATCH 01/18] arm64: consistently use unsigned long for thread flags Mark Rutland
2018-05-14  9:57   ` Dave Martin
2018-05-14  9:46 ` [PATCH 02/18] arm64: move SCTLR_EL{1,2} assertions to <asm/sysreg.h> Mark Rutland
2018-05-14 10:00   ` Dave Martin
2018-05-14 10:08     ` Mark Rutland
2018-05-14 11:20       ` Dave Martin
2018-05-14 11:56         ` Robin Murphy
2018-05-14 12:06           ` Mark Rutland
2018-05-14 12:41             ` Dave Martin
2018-05-14 13:10               ` Mark Rutland
2018-05-14  9:46 ` [PATCH 03/18] arm64: introduce sysreg_clear_set() Mark Rutland
2018-05-14 10:04   ` Dave Martin
2018-05-14  9:46 ` [PATCH 04/18] arm64: kill config_sctlr_el1() Mark Rutland
2018-05-14 10:05   ` Dave Martin
2018-05-14  9:46 ` [PATCH 05/18] arm64: kill change_cpacr() Mark Rutland
2018-05-14 10:06   ` Dave Martin
2018-05-14  9:46 ` [PATCH 06/18] arm64: move sve_user_{enable,disable} to <asm/fpsimd.h> Mark Rutland
2018-05-14 11:06   ` [PATCH 06/18] arm64: move sve_user_{enable, disable} " Dave Martin
2018-05-15 10:39     ` Mark Rutland
2018-05-15 12:19       ` Dave Martin
2018-05-15 16:33         ` Mark Rutland
2018-05-16  9:01           ` Dave Martin
2018-06-01 10:29             ` Mark Rutland
2018-06-01 10:42               ` Dave Martin
2018-05-14  9:46 ` [PATCH 07/18] arm64: remove sigreturn wrappers Mark Rutland
2018-05-14 11:07   ` Dave Martin
2018-05-14  9:46 ` [PATCH 08/18] arm64: convert raw syscall invocation to C Mark Rutland
2018-05-14 11:07   ` Dave Martin
2018-05-14 11:41     ` Mark Rutland
2018-05-14 12:53       ` Dave Martin
2018-05-14 20:24       ` Dominik Brodowski
2018-05-15  8:22         ` Mark Rutland
2018-05-15 10:01           ` Dominik Brodowski
2018-05-15 10:13             ` Mark Rutland
2018-05-14 18:00   ` Dominik Brodowski
2018-05-15  8:18     ` Mark Rutland
2018-05-14  9:46 ` [PATCH 09/18] arm64: convert syscall trace logic " Mark Rutland
2018-05-14  9:46 ` [PATCH 10/18] arm64: convert native/compat syscall entry " Mark Rutland
2018-05-14 11:07   ` Dave Martin
2018-05-14 11:58     ` Mark Rutland
2018-05-14 14:43       ` Dave Martin
2018-05-14 15:01         ` Mark Rutland
2018-05-14  9:46 ` [PATCH 11/18] arm64: zero GPRs upon entry from EL0 Mark Rutland
2018-05-14 11:07   ` Dave Martin [this message]
2018-05-14  9:46 ` [PATCH 12/18] kernel: add ksys_personality() Mark Rutland
2018-05-14 11:08   ` Dave Martin
2018-05-14 12:07   ` Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-15  9:56     ` Mark Rutland
2018-05-14  9:46 ` [PATCH 13/18] kernel: add kcompat_sys_{f,}statfs64() Mark Rutland
2018-05-14 17:14   ` Mark Rutland
2018-05-14 20:34     ` Dominik Brodowski
2018-05-15  9:53       ` Mark Rutland
2018-05-15  9:58         ` Dominik Brodowski
2018-05-14  9:46 ` [PATCH 14/18] arm64: remove in-kernel call to sys_personality() Mark Rutland
2018-05-14  9:46 ` [PATCH 15/18] arm64: use {COMPAT,}SYSCALL_DEFINE0 for sigreturn Mark Rutland
2018-05-14  9:46 ` [PATCH 16/18] arm64: use SYSCALL_DEFINE6() for mmap Mark Rutland
2018-05-14  9:46 ` [PATCH 17/18] arm64: convert compat wrappers to C Mark Rutland
2018-05-14 12:10   ` Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-14 12:43     ` Mark Rutland
2018-05-14  9:46 ` [PATCH 18/18] arm64: implement syscall wrappers Mark Rutland
2018-05-14 20:57   ` Dominik Brodowski
2018-05-15  8:37     ` Mark Rutland

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