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From: Andy Lutomirski <luto@kernel.org>
To: Nadav Amit <nadav.amit@gmail.com>
Cc: Andy Lutomirski <luto@kernel.org>,
	Rick Edgecombe <rick.p.edgecombe@intel.com>,
	Ingo Molnar <mingo@redhat.com>,
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Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 05/20] x86/alternative: initializing temporary mm for patching
Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2019 14:47:39 -0800
Message-ID: <CALCETrXE0n4BrkX2ZLDJjdLqD-N_WwSZHt=S2KKBrTV6Zt5Teg@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <3EA322C6-5645-4900-AEC6-97FC05716F75@gmail.com>

On Mon, Feb 11, 2019 at 11:18 AM Nadav Amit <nadav.amit@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > On Feb 11, 2019, at 11:07 AM, Andy Lutomirski <luto@kernel.org> wrote:
> >
> > I'm certainly amenable to other solutions, but this one does seem the
> > least messy.  I looked at my old patch, and it doesn't do what you
> > want.  I'd suggest you just add a percpu variable like cpu_dr7 and rig
> > up some accessors so that it stays up to date.  Then you can skip the
> > dr7 writes if there are no watchpoints set.
> >
> > Also, EFI is probably a less interesting example than rare_write.
> > With rare_write, especially the dynamically allocated variants that
> > people keep coming up with, we'll need a swath of address space fully
> > as large as the vmalloc area. and getting *that* right while still
> > using the kernel address range might be more of a mess than we really
> > want to deal with.
>
> As long as you feel comfortable with this solution, I’m fine with it.
>
> Here is what I have (untested). I prefer to save/restore all the DRs,
> because IIRC DR6 indications are updated even if breakpoints are disabled
> (in DR7). And anyhow, that is the standard interface.

Seems reasonable, but:

>
>
> -- >8 --
>
> From: Nadav Amit <namit@vmware.com>
> Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2019 03:07:08 -0800
> Subject: [PATCH] mm: save DRs when loading temporary mm
>
> Signed-off-by: Nadav Amit <namit@vmware.com>
> ---
>  arch/x86/include/asm/mmu_context.h | 18 ++++++++++++++++++
>  1 file changed, 18 insertions(+)
>
> diff --git a/arch/x86/include/asm/mmu_context.h b/arch/x86/include/asm/mmu_context.h
> index d684b954f3c0..4f92ec3df149 100644
> --- a/arch/x86/include/asm/mmu_context.h
> +++ b/arch/x86/include/asm/mmu_context.h
> @@ -13,6 +13,7 @@
>  #include <asm/tlbflush.h>
>  #include <asm/paravirt.h>
>  #include <asm/mpx.h>
> +#include <asm/debugreg.h>
>
>  extern atomic64_t last_mm_ctx_id;
>
> @@ -358,6 +359,7 @@ static inline unsigned long __get_current_cr3_fast(void)
>
>  typedef struct {
>         struct mm_struct *prev;
> +       unsigned short bp_enabled : 1;
>  } temp_mm_state_t;
>
>  /*
> @@ -380,6 +382,15 @@ static inline temp_mm_state_t use_temporary_mm(struct mm_struct *mm)
>         lockdep_assert_irqs_disabled();
>         state.prev = this_cpu_read(cpu_tlbstate.loaded_mm);
>         switch_mm_irqs_off(NULL, mm, current);
> +
> +       /*
> +        * If breakpoints are enabled, disable them while the temporary mm is
> +        * used - they do not belong and might cause wrong signals or crashes.
> +        */

Maybe clarify this?  Add some mention that the specific problem is
that user code could set a watchpoint on an address that is also used
in the temporary mm.

Arguably we should not disable *kernel* breakpoints a la perf, but
that seems like quite a minor issue, at least as long as
use_temporary_mm() doesn't get wider use.  But a comment that this
also disables perf breakpoints and that this could be undesirable
might be in order as well.

  reply index

Thread overview: 71+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-01-29  0:34 [PATCH v2 00/20] Merge text_poke fixes and executable lockdowns Rick Edgecombe
2019-01-29  0:34 ` [PATCH v2 01/20] Fix "x86/alternatives: Lockdep-enforce text_mutex in text_poke*()" Rick Edgecombe
2019-01-29  0:34 ` [PATCH v2 02/20] x86/jump_label: Use text_poke_early() during early init Rick Edgecombe
2019-01-29  0:34 ` [PATCH v2 03/20] x86/mm: temporary mm struct Rick Edgecombe
2019-01-31 11:29   ` Borislav Petkov
2019-01-31 22:19     ` Nadav Amit
2019-02-01  0:08       ` Borislav Petkov
2019-02-01  0:25         ` Nadav Amit
2019-02-04 14:28       ` Borislav Petkov
2019-01-29  0:34 ` [PATCH v2 04/20] fork: provide a function for copying init_mm Rick Edgecombe
2019-02-05  8:53   ` Borislav Petkov
2019-02-05  9:03     ` Nadav Amit
2019-01-29  0:34 ` [PATCH v2 05/20] x86/alternative: initializing temporary mm for patching Rick Edgecombe
2019-02-05  9:18   ` Borislav Petkov
2019-02-11  0:39   ` Nadav Amit
2019-02-11  5:18     ` Andy Lutomirski
2019-02-11 18:04       ` Nadav Amit
2019-02-11 19:07         ` Andy Lutomirski
2019-02-11 19:18           ` Nadav Amit
2019-02-11 22:47             ` Andy Lutomirski [this message]
2019-02-12 18:23               ` Nadav Amit
2019-01-29  0:34 ` [PATCH v2 06/20] x86/alternative: use temporary mm for text poking Rick Edgecombe
2019-02-05  9:58   ` Borislav Petkov
2019-02-05 11:31     ` Peter Zijlstra
2019-02-05 12:35       ` Borislav Petkov
2019-02-05 13:25         ` Peter Zijlstra
2019-02-05 17:54         ` Nadav Amit
2019-02-05 13:29       ` Peter Zijlstra
2019-01-29  0:34 ` [PATCH v2 07/20] x86/kgdb: avoid redundant comparison of patched code Rick Edgecombe
2019-01-29  0:34 ` [PATCH v2 08/20] x86/ftrace: set trampoline pages as executable Rick Edgecombe
2019-01-29  0:34 ` [PATCH v2 09/20] x86/kprobes: instruction pages initialization enhancements Rick Edgecombe
2019-02-11 18:22   ` Borislav Petkov
2019-02-11 19:36     ` Nadav Amit
2019-01-29  0:34 ` [PATCH v2 10/20] x86: avoid W^X being broken during modules loading Rick Edgecombe
2019-02-11 18:29   ` Borislav Petkov
2019-02-11 18:45     ` Nadav Amit
2019-02-11 19:01       ` Borislav Petkov
2019-02-11 19:09         ` Nadav Amit
2019-02-11 19:10           ` Borislav Petkov
2019-02-11 19:27             ` Nadav Amit
2019-02-11 19:42               ` Borislav Petkov
2019-02-11 20:32                 ` Nadav Amit
2019-03-07 15:10                   ` [PATCH] x86/cpufeature: Remove __pure attribute to _static_cpu_has() Borislav Petkov
2019-03-07 16:43                     ` hpa
2019-03-07 17:02                       ` Borislav Petkov
2019-03-07  7:29                 ` [PATCH v2 10/20] x86: avoid W^X being broken during modules loading Borislav Petkov
2019-03-07 16:53                   ` hpa
2019-03-07 17:06                     ` Borislav Petkov
2019-03-07 20:02                       ` Andy Lutomirski
2019-03-07 20:25                         ` Borislav Petkov
2019-01-29  0:34 ` [PATCH v2 11/20] x86/jump-label: remove support for custom poker Rick Edgecombe
2019-02-11 18:37   ` Borislav Petkov
2019-01-29  0:34 ` [PATCH v2 12/20] x86/alternative: Remove the return value of text_poke_*() Rick Edgecombe
2019-01-29  0:34 ` [PATCH v2 13/20] Add set_alias_ function and x86 implementation Rick Edgecombe
2019-02-11 19:09   ` Borislav Petkov
2019-02-11 19:27     ` Edgecombe, Rick P
2019-02-11 22:59     ` Andy Lutomirski
2019-02-12  0:01       ` Edgecombe, Rick P
2019-01-29  0:34 ` [PATCH v2 14/20] mm: Make hibernate handle unmapped pages Rick Edgecombe
2019-02-19 11:04   ` Borislav Petkov
2019-02-19 21:28     ` Edgecombe, Rick P
2019-02-20 16:07       ` Borislav Petkov
2019-01-29  0:34 ` [PATCH v2 15/20] vmalloc: New flags for safe vfree on special perms Rick Edgecombe
2019-02-19 12:48   ` Borislav Petkov
2019-02-19 19:42     ` Edgecombe, Rick P
2019-02-20 16:14       ` Borislav Petkov
2019-01-29  0:34 ` [PATCH v2 16/20] modules: Use vmalloc special flag Rick Edgecombe
2019-01-29  0:34 ` [PATCH v2 17/20] bpf: " Rick Edgecombe
2019-01-29  0:34 ` [PATCH v2 18/20] x86/ftrace: " Rick Edgecombe
2019-01-29  0:34 ` [PATCH v2 19/20] x86/kprobes: " Rick Edgecombe
2019-01-29  0:34 ` [PATCH v2 20/20] x86/alternative: comment about module removal races Rick Edgecombe

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