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From: Jarkko Sakkinen <jarkko.sakkinen@linux.intel.com>
To: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Cc: dhowells@redhat.com, ebiggers@google.com, jmorris@namei.org,
	joe@perches.com, linux-mm@kvack.org, longman@redhat.com,
	mm-commits@vger.kernel.org, rientjes@google.com,
	serge@hallyn.com, torvalds@linux-foundation.org,
	urezki@gmail.com, willy@infradead.org
Subject: Re: [patch 041/127] mm: add kvfree_sensitive() for freeing sensitive data objects
Date: Tue, 16 Jun 2020 23:59:00 +0300	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20200616205900.GG20943@linux.intel.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200604234821.eW1nawh1U%akpm@linux-foundation.org>

On Thu, Jun 04, 2020 at 04:48:21PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> From: Waiman Long <longman@redhat.com>
> Subject: mm: add kvfree_sensitive() for freeing sensitive data objects
> 
> For kvmalloc'ed data object that contains sensitive information like
> cryptographic keys, we need to make sure that the buffer is always cleared
> before freeing it.  Using memset() alone for buffer clearing may not
> provide certainty as the compiler may compile it away.  To be sure, the
> special memzero_explicit() has to be used.
> 
> This patch introduces a new kvfree_sensitive() for freeing those sensitive
> data objects allocated by kvmalloc().  The relevant places where
> kvfree_sensitive() can be used are modified to use it.
> 
> Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/20200407200318.11711-1-longman@redhat.com
> Fixes: 4f0882491a14 ("KEYS: Avoid false positive ENOMEM error on key read")
> Signed-off-by: Waiman Long <longman@redhat.com>
> Suggested-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
> Reviewed-by: Eric Biggers <ebiggers@google.com>
> Acked-by: David Howells <dhowells@redhat.com>
> Cc: Jarkko Sakkinen <jarkko.sakkinen@linux.intel.com>
> Cc: James Morris <jmorris@namei.org>
> Cc: "Serge E. Hallyn" <serge@hallyn.com>
> Cc: Joe Perches <joe@perches.com>
> Cc: Matthew Wilcox <willy@infradead.org>
> Cc: David Rientjes <rientjes@google.com>
> Cc: Uladzislau Rezki <urezki@gmail.com>
> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>

Acked-by: Jarkko Sakkinen <jarkko.sakkinen@linux.intel.com>

/Jarkko


  reply	other threads:[~2020-06-16 20:59 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 129+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-06-04 23:45 incoming Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:45 ` [patch 001/127] kcov: cleanup debug messages Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:45 ` [patch 002/127] kcov: fix potential use-after-free in kcov_remote_start Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:45 ` [patch 003/127] kcov: move t->kcov assignments into kcov_start/stop Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:45 ` [patch 004/127] kcov: move t->kcov_sequence assignment Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:46 ` [patch 005/127] kcov: use t->kcov_mode as enabled indicator Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:46 ` [patch 006/127] kcov: collect coverage from interrupts Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:46 ` [patch 007/127] usb: core: kcov: collect coverage from usb complete callback Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:46 ` [patch 008/127] mm/util.c: remove the VM_WARN_ONCE for vm_committed_as underflow check Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:46 ` [patch 009/127] h8300: remove usage of __ARCH_USE_5LEVEL_HACK Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:46 ` [patch 010/127] arm: add support for folded p4d page tables Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:46 ` [patch 011/127] arm64: " Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:46 ` [patch 012/127] hexagon: remove __ARCH_USE_5LEVEL_HACK Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:46 ` [patch 013/127] ia64: add support for folded p4d page tables Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:46 ` [patch 014/127] nios2: " Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:46 ` [patch 015/127] openrisc: " Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:46 ` [patch 016/127] powerpc: " Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:46 ` [patch 017/127] sh: fault: modernize printing of kernel messages Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:46 ` [patch 018/127] sh: drop __pXd_offset() macros that duplicate pXd_index() ones Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:46 ` [patch 019/127] sh: add support for folded p4d page tables Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:47 ` [patch 020/127] unicore32: remove __ARCH_USE_5LEVEL_HACK Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:47 ` [patch 021/127] asm-generic: remove pgtable-nop4d-hack.h Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:47 ` [patch 022/127] mm: remove __ARCH_HAS_5LEVEL_HACK and include/asm-generic/5level-fixup.h Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:47 ` [patch 023/127] x86/mm: define mm_p4d_folded() Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:47 ` [patch 024/127] mm/debug: add tests validating architecture page table helpers Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:47 ` [patch 025/127] mm/vmalloc: fix a typo in comment Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:47 ` [patch 026/127] arch/kmap: remove BUG_ON() Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:47 ` [patch 027/127] arch/xtensa: move kmap build bug out of the way Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:47 ` [patch 028/127] arch/kmap: remove redundant arch specific kmaps Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:47 ` [patch 029/127] arch/kunmap: remove duplicate kunmap implementations Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:47 ` [patch 030/127] {x86,powerpc,microblaze}/kmap: move preempt disable Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:47 ` [patch 031/127] arch/kmap_atomic: consolidate duplicate code Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:47 ` [patch 032/127] arch/kunmap_atomic: " Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:47 ` [patch 033/127] arch/kmap: ensure kmap_prot visibility Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:47 ` [patch 034/127] arch/kmap: don't hard code kmap_prot values Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:47 ` [patch 035/127] arch/kmap: define kmap_atomic_prot() for all arch's Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:48 ` [patch 036/127] drm: remove drm specific kmap_atomic code Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:48 ` [patch 037/127] kmap: remove kmap_atomic_to_page() Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:48 ` [patch 038/127] parisc/kmap: remove duplicate kmap code Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:48 ` [patch 039/127] sparc: remove unnecessary includes Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:48 ` [patch 040/127] kmap: consolidate kmap_prot definitions Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:48 ` [patch 041/127] mm: add kvfree_sensitive() for freeing sensitive data objects Andrew Morton
2020-06-16 20:59   ` Jarkko Sakkinen [this message]
2020-06-04 23:48 ` [patch 042/127] mm/memory_hotplug: refrain from adding memory into an impossible node Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:48 ` [patch 043/127] powerpc/pseries/hotplug-memory: stop checking is_mem_section_removable() Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:48 ` [patch 044/127] mm/memory_hotplug: remove is_mem_section_removable() Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:48 ` [patch 045/127] mm/memory_hotplug: set node_start_pfn of hotadded pgdat to 0 Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:48 ` [patch 046/127] mm/memory_hotplug: handle memblocks only with CONFIG_ARCH_KEEP_MEMBLOCK Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:48 ` [patch 047/127] mm/memory_hotplug: introduce add_memory_driver_managed() Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:48 ` [patch 048/127] kexec_file: don't place kexec images on IORESOURCE_MEM_DRIVER_MANAGED Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:48 ` [patch 049/127] device-dax: add memory via add_memory_driver_managed() Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:48 ` [patch 050/127] mm/memory_hotplug: disable the functionality for 32b Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:48 ` [patch 051/127] mm: replace zero-length array with flexible-array member Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:48 ` [patch 052/127] mm/memory_hotplug: fix a typo in comment "recoreded"->"recorded" Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:49 ` [patch 053/127] mm: ksm: fix a typo in comment "alreaady"->"already" Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:49 ` [patch 054/127] mm: mmap: fix a typo in comment "compatbility"->"compatibility" Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:49 ` [patch 055/127] mm/hugetlb: fix a typos in comments Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:49 ` [patch 056/127] mm/vmsan: fix some typos in comment Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:49 ` [patch 057/127] mm/compaction: fix a typo in comment "pessemistic"->"pessimistic" Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:49 ` [patch 058/127] mm/memblock: fix a typo in comment "implict"->"implicit" Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:49 ` [patch 059/127] mm/list_lru: fix a typo in comment "numbesr"->"numbers" Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:49 ` [patch 060/127] mm/filemap: fix a typo in comment "unneccssary"->"unnecessary" Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:49 ` [patch 061/127] mm/frontswap: fix some typos in frontswap.c Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:49 ` [patch 062/127] mm, memcg: fix some typos in memcontrol.c Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:49 ` [patch 063/127] mm: fix a typo in comment "strucure"->"structure" Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:49 ` [patch 064/127] mm/slub: fix a typo in comment "disambiguiation"->"disambiguation" Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:49 ` [patch 065/127] mm/sparse: fix a typo in comment "convienence"->"convenience" Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:49 ` [patch 066/127] mm/page-writeback: fix a typo in comment "effictive"->"effective" Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:49 ` [patch 067/127] mm/memory: fix a typo in comment "attampt"->"attempt" Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:49 ` [patch 068/127] mm: use false for bool variable Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:49 ` [patch 069/127] include/linux/mm.h: return true in cpupid_pid_unset() Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:49 ` [patch 070/127] zcomp: Use ARRAY_SIZE() for backends list Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:49 ` [patch 071/127] proc: rename "catch" function argument Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:49 ` [patch 072/127] user.c: make uidhash_table static Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:50 ` [patch 073/127] get_maintainer: add email addresses from .yaml files Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:50 ` [patch 074/127] get_maintainer: fix unexpected behavior for path/to//file (double slashes) Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:50 ` [patch 075/127] lib/math: avoid trailing newline hidden in pr_fmt() Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:50 ` [patch 076/127] lib: Add might_fault() to strncpy_from_user Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:50 ` [patch 077/127] lib/test_lockup.c: make test_inode static Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:50 ` [patch 078/127] lib/zlib: remove outdated and incorrect pre-increment optimization Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:50 ` [patch 079/127] lib/percpu-refcount.c: use a more common logging style Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:50 ` [patch 080/127] lib/flex_proportions.c: cleanup __fprop_inc_percpu_max Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:50 ` [patch 081/127] lib: make a test module with set/clear bit Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:50 ` [patch 082/127] include/linux/bitops.h: avoid clang shift-count-overflow warnings Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:50 ` [patch 083/127] checkpatch: additional MAINTAINER section entry ordering checks Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:50 ` [patch 084/127] checkpatch: look for c99 comments in ctx_locate_comment Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:50 ` [patch 085/127] checkpatch: disallow --git and --file/--fix Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:50 ` [patch 086/127] checkpatch: use patch subject when reading from stdin Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:50 ` [patch 087/127] fs/binfmt_elf: remove redundant elf_map ifndef Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:50 ` [patch 088/127] elfnote: mark all .note sections SHF_ALLOC Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:50 ` [patch 089/127] init: allow distribution configuration of default init Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:50 ` [patch 090/127] fat: don't allow to mount if the FAT length == 0 Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:50 ` [patch 091/127] fat: improve the readahead for FAT entries Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:51 ` [patch 092/127] fs/seq_file.c: seq_read: Update pr_info_ratelimited Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:51 ` [patch 093/127] include/linux/seq_file.h: introduce DEFINE_SEQ_ATTRIBUTE() helper macro Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:51 ` [patch 094/127] mm/vmstat.c: convert to use DEFINE_SEQ_ATTRIBUTE macro Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:51 ` [patch 095/127] kernel/kprobes.c: " Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:51 ` [patch 096/127] exec: simplify the copy_strings_kernel calling convention Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:51 ` [patch 097/127] exec: open code copy_string_kernel Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:51 ` [patch 098/127] rapidio: avoid data race between file operation callbacks and mport_cdev_add() Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:51 ` [patch 099/127] rapidio: convert get_user_pages() --> pin_user_pages() Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:51 ` [patch 100/127] kernel/relay.c: handle alloc_percpu returning NULL in relay_open Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:51 ` [patch 101/127] kernel/relay.c: fix read_pos error when multiple readers Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:51 ` [patch 102/127] selftests/x86/pkeys: move selftests to arch-neutral directory Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:51 ` [patch 103/127] selftests/vm/pkeys: rename all references to pkru to a generic name Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:51 ` [patch 104/127] selftests/vm/pkeys: move generic definitions to header file Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:51 ` [patch 105/127] selftests/vm/pkeys: move some definitions to arch-specific header Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:51 ` [patch 106/127] selftests/vm/pkeys: make gcc check arguments of sigsafe_printf() Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:51 ` [patch 107/127] selftests: vm: pkeys: Use sane types for pkey register Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:51 ` [patch 108/127] selftests: vm: pkeys: add helpers for pkey bits Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:51 ` [patch 109/127] selftests/vm/pkeys: fix pkey_disable_clear() Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:52 ` [patch 110/127] selftests/vm/pkeys: fix assertion in pkey_disable_set/clear() Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:52 ` [patch 111/127] selftests/vm/pkeys: fix alloc_random_pkey() to make it really random Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:52 ` [patch 112/127] selftests: vm: pkeys: use the correct huge page size Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:52 ` [patch 113/127] selftests/vm/pkeys: introduce generic pkey abstractions Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:52 ` [patch 114/127] selftests/vm/pkeys: introduce powerpc support Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:52 ` [patch 115/127] selftests/vm/pkeys: fix number of reserved powerpc pkeys Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:52 ` [patch 116/127] selftests/vm/pkeys: fix assertion in test_pkey_alloc_exhaust() Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:52 ` [patch 117/127] selftests/vm/pkeys: improve checks to determine pkey support Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:52 ` [patch 118/127] selftests/vm/pkeys: associate key on a mapped page and detect access violation Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:52 ` [patch 119/127] selftests/vm/pkeys: associate key on a mapped page and detect write violation Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:52 ` [patch 120/127] selftests/vm/pkeys: detect write violation on a mapped access-denied-key page Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:52 ` [patch 121/127] selftests/vm/pkeys: introduce a sub-page allocator Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:52 ` [patch 122/127] selftests/vm/pkeys: test correct behaviour of pkey-0 Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:52 ` [patch 123/127] selftests/vm/pkeys: override access right definitions on powerpc Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:52 ` [patch 124/127] selftests: vm: pkeys: use the correct page size " Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:52 ` [patch 125/127] selftests: vm: pkeys: fix multilib builds for x86 Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:52 ` [patch 126/127] tools/testing/selftests/vm: remove duplicate headers Andrew Morton
2020-06-04 23:53 ` [patch 127/127] lib/ubsan.c: fix gcc-10 warnings Andrew Morton

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