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From: Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>
To: Aleksa Sarai <cyphar@cyphar.com>
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Subject: Re: [PATCH v12 01/12] lib: introduce copy_struct_{to,from}_user helpers
Date: Thu, 5 Sep 2019 19:07:50 +0100
Message-ID: <20190905180750.GQ1131@ZenIV.linux.org.uk> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20190904201933.10736-2-cyphar@cyphar.com>

On Thu, Sep 05, 2019 at 06:19:22AM +1000, Aleksa Sarai wrote:
> +/*
> + * "memset(p, 0, size)" but for user space buffers. Caller must have already
> + * checked access_ok(p, size).
> + */
> +static int __memzero_user(void __user *p, size_t s)
> +{
> +	const char zeros[BUFFER_SIZE] = {};
> +	while (s > 0) {
> +		size_t n = min(s, sizeof(zeros));
> +
> +		if (__copy_to_user(p, zeros, n))
> +			return -EFAULT;
> +
> +		p += n;
> +		s -= n;
> +	}
> +	return 0;
> +}

That's called clear_user().

> +int copy_struct_to_user(void __user *dst, size_t usize,
> +			const void *src, size_t ksize)
> +{
> +	size_t size = min(ksize, usize);
> +	size_t rest = abs(ksize - usize);
> +
> +	if (unlikely(usize > PAGE_SIZE))
> +		return -EFAULT;

Why?

> +	} else if (usize > ksize) {
> +		if (__memzero_user(dst + size, rest))
> +			return -EFAULT;
> +	}
> +	/* Copy the interoperable parts of the struct. */
> +	if (__copy_to_user(dst, src, size))
> +		return -EFAULT;

Why not simply clear_user() and copy_to_user()?

> +int copy_struct_from_user(void *dst, size_t ksize,
> +			  const void __user *src, size_t usize)
> +{
> +	size_t size = min(ksize, usize);
> +	size_t rest = abs(ksize - usize);

Cute, but... you would be just as well without that 'rest' thing.

> +
> +	if (unlikely(usize > PAGE_SIZE))
> +		return -EFAULT;

Again, why?

> +	if (unlikely(!access_ok(src, usize)))
> +		return -EFAULT;

Why not simply copy_from_user() here?

> +	/* Deal with trailing bytes. */
> +	if (usize < ksize)
> +		memset(dst + size, 0, rest);
> +	else if (usize > ksize) {
> +		const void __user *addr = src + size;
> +		char buffer[BUFFER_SIZE] = {};
> +
> +		while (rest > 0) {
> +			size_t bufsize = min(rest, sizeof(buffer));
> +
> +			if (__copy_from_user(buffer, addr, bufsize))
> +				return -EFAULT;
> +			if (memchr_inv(buffer, 0, bufsize))
> +				return -E2BIG;

Frankly, that looks like a candidate for is_all_zeroes_user().
With the loop like above serving as a dumb default.  And on
badly alighed address it _will_ be dumb.  Probably too much
so - something like
	if ((unsigned long)addr & 1) {
		u8 v;
		if (get_user(v, (__u8 __user *)addr))
			return -EFAULT;
		if (v)
			return -E2BIG;
		addr++;
	}
	if ((unsigned long)addr & 2) {
		u16 v;
		if (get_user(v, (__u16 __user *)addr))
			return -EFAULT;
		if (v)
			return -E2BIG;
		addr +=2;
	}
	if ((unsigned long)addr & 4) {
		u32 v;
		if (get_user(v, (__u32 __user *)addr))
			return -EFAULT;
		if (v)
			return -E2BIG;
	}
	<read the rest like you currently do>
would be saner, and things like x86 could trivially add an
asm variant - it's not hard.  Incidentally, memchr_inv() is
an overkill in this case...

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Thread overview: 65+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-09-04 20:19 [PATCH v12 00/12] namei: openat2(2) path resolution restrictions Aleksa Sarai
2019-09-04 20:19 ` [PATCH v12 01/12] lib: introduce copy_struct_{to,from}_user helpers Aleksa Sarai
2019-09-04 20:48   ` Linus Torvalds
2019-09-04 21:00   ` Randy Dunlap
2019-09-05  7:32   ` Peter Zijlstra
2019-09-05  9:26     ` Aleksa Sarai
2019-09-05  9:43       ` Peter Zijlstra
2019-09-05 10:57         ` Peter Zijlstra
2019-09-11 10:37           ` Aleksa Sarai
2019-09-05 13:35         ` Aleksa Sarai
2019-09-05 17:01         ` Aleksa Sarai
2019-09-05  8:43   ` Rasmus Villemoes
2019-09-05  9:50     ` Aleksa Sarai
2019-09-05 10:45       ` Christian Brauner
2019-09-05  9:09   ` Andreas Schwab
2019-09-05 10:13     ` [PATCH v12 01/12] lib: introduce copy_struct_{to, from}_user helpers Gabriel Paubert
2019-09-05 11:05   ` [PATCH v12 01/12] lib: introduce copy_struct_{to,from}_user helpers Christian Brauner
2019-09-05 11:17     ` Rasmus Villemoes
2019-09-05 11:29       ` Christian Brauner
2019-09-05 13:40     ` Aleksa Sarai
2019-09-05 11:09   ` Christian Brauner
2019-09-05 11:27     ` Aleksa Sarai
2019-09-05 11:40       ` Christian Brauner
2019-09-05 18:07   ` Al Viro [this message]
2019-09-05 18:23     ` Christian Brauner
2019-09-05 18:28       ` Al Viro
2019-09-05 18:35         ` Christian Brauner
2019-09-05 19:56         ` Aleksa Sarai
2019-09-05 22:31           ` Al Viro
2019-09-06  7:00           ` Christian Brauner
2019-09-05 23:00     ` Aleksa Sarai
2019-09-05 23:49       ` Al Viro
2019-09-06  0:09         ` Aleksa Sarai
2019-09-06  0:14         ` Al Viro
2019-09-04 20:19 ` [PATCH v12 02/12] clone3: switch to copy_struct_from_user() Aleksa Sarai
2019-09-04 20:19 ` [PATCH v12 03/12] sched_setattr: switch to copy_struct_{to,from}_user() Aleksa Sarai
2019-09-04 20:19 ` [PATCH v12 04/12] perf_event_open: switch to copy_struct_from_user() Aleksa Sarai
2019-09-04 20:19 ` [PATCH v12 05/12] namei: obey trailing magic-link DAC permissions Aleksa Sarai
2019-09-17 21:30   ` Jann Horn
2019-09-18 13:51     ` Aleksa Sarai
2019-09-18 15:46       ` Aleksa Sarai
2019-09-04 20:19 ` [PATCH v12 06/12] procfs: switch magic-link modes to be more sane Aleksa Sarai
2019-09-04 20:19 ` [PATCH v12 07/12] open: O_EMPTYPATH: procfs-less file descriptor re-opening Aleksa Sarai
2019-09-04 20:19 ` [PATCH v12 08/12] namei: O_BENEATH-style path resolution flags Aleksa Sarai
2019-09-04 20:19 ` [PATCH v12 09/12] namei: LOOKUP_IN_ROOT: chroot-like path resolution Aleksa Sarai
2019-09-04 20:19 ` [PATCH v12 10/12] namei: aggressively check for nd->root escape on ".." resolution Aleksa Sarai
2019-09-04 21:09   ` Linus Torvalds
2019-09-04 21:35     ` Linus Torvalds
2019-09-04 21:36       ` Linus Torvalds
2019-09-04 21:48     ` Aleksa Sarai
2019-09-04 22:16       ` Linus Torvalds
2019-09-04 22:31       ` David Howells
2019-09-04 22:38         ` Linus Torvalds
2019-09-04 23:29           ` Al Viro
2019-09-04 23:44             ` Linus Torvalds
2019-09-04 20:19 ` [PATCH v12 11/12] open: openat2(2) syscall Aleksa Sarai
2019-09-04 21:00   ` Randy Dunlap
2019-09-07 12:40   ` Jeff Layton
2019-09-07 16:58     ` Linus Torvalds
2019-09-07 17:42       ` Andy Lutomirski
2019-09-07 17:45         ` Linus Torvalds
2019-09-07 18:15           ` Andy Lutomirski
2019-09-10  6:35           ` Ingo Molnar
2019-09-08 16:24     ` Aleksa Sarai
2019-09-04 20:19 ` [PATCH v12 12/12] selftests: add openat2(2) selftests Aleksa Sarai

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