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From: Rajat Jain <rajatja@google.com>
To: Bjorn Helgaas <helgaas@kernel.org>
Cc: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>,
	Rajat Jain <rajatxjain@gmail.com>,
	"Raj, Ashok" <ashok.raj@intel.com>,
	"Krishnakumar,
	Lalithambika" <lalithambika.krishnakumar@intel.com>,
	Bjorn Helgaas <bhelgaas@google.com>,
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	Mika Westerberg <mika.westerberg@linux.intel.com>,
	Jean-Philippe Brucker <jean-philippe@linaro.org>,
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	Furquan Shaikh <furquan@google.com>,
	Jesse Barnes <jsbarnes@google.com>,
	Christian Kellner <christian@kellner.me>,
	Alex Williamson <alex.williamson@redhat.com>,
	Joerg Roedel <joro@8bytes.org>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [RFC] Restrict the untrusted devices, to bind to only a set of "whitelisted" drivers
Date: Wed, 10 Jun 2020 16:46:37 -0700
Message-ID: <CACK8Z6G1dKzSCABvu_Sh1NV81GM0fBZ7HXNBY0jGvgj0FkiQRw@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200610230119.GA1528268@bjorn-Precision-5520>

On Wed, Jun 10, 2020 at 4:01 PM Bjorn Helgaas <helgaas@kernel.org> wrote:
>
> On Tue, Jun 09, 2020 at 05:30:13PM -0700, Rajat Jain wrote:
> > On Tue, Jun 9, 2020 at 5:04 PM Bjorn Helgaas <helgaas@kernel.org> wrote:
> > > On Tue, Jun 09, 2020 at 04:23:54PM -0700, Rajat Jain wrote:
> > > > Thanks for sending out the summary, I was about to send it out but got lazy.
> > > > ...
>
> > > > The one thing that still needs more thought is how about the
> > > > "pcieport" driver that enumerates the PCI bridges. I'm unsure if it
> > > > needs to be whitelisted for further enumeration downstream. What do
> > > > you think?
> > >
> > > The pcieport driver is required for AER, PCIe native hotplug, PME,
> > > etc., and it cannot be a module, so the whitelist wouldn't apply to
> > > it.
> >
> > Not that I see the need, but slight clarification needed just to make
> > sure I understand it clearly:
> >
> > Since pcieport driver is statically compiled in, AER, pciehp, PME, DPC
> > etc will always be enabled for devices plugged in during boot. But I
> > can still choose to choose to allow or deny for devices added *after
> > boot* using the whitelist, right?
>
> Yes, I think so.  However, if pcieport doesn't claim hot-added devices
> like a dock, I don't think hotplug of PCI things downstream from the
> dock will work, e.g., if there are Thunderbolt switches in a monitor
> or something.

Yes, understood, thanks.

>
> > Also, denying pcieport driver for hot-added PCIe bridges only disables
> > these pcieport services on those bridges, but device enumeration
> > further downstream those bridges is not an issue?
>
> Right.  Devices without pcieport would not be able to report hotplug
> events, so we wouldn't notice hot-adds or -removes involving those
> devices.

Understood.

Thanks,

Rajat

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Thread overview: 51+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-05-01 23:07 Rajat Jain
2020-05-04 11:47 ` Jean-Philippe Brucker
2020-05-04 11:59   ` Jean-Philippe Brucker
2020-05-04 19:17     ` Rajat Jain
2020-05-05 12:33 ` Mika Westerberg
2020-05-06 18:51   ` Rajat Jain
2020-05-11 20:31 ` Rajat Jain
2020-05-13 15:19 ` Bjorn Helgaas
2020-05-13 21:26   ` Rajat Jain
2020-05-14 13:42     ` Mika Westerberg
2020-05-14 19:12     ` Raj, Ashok
2020-05-15  2:18       ` Rajat Jain
2020-05-26 16:30         ` Rajat Jain
2020-06-01 23:25           ` Bjorn Helgaas
2020-06-02  5:06             ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2020-06-03  2:27               ` Rajat Jain
2020-06-03  6:07                 ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2020-06-03 11:51                   ` Rajat Jain
2020-06-03 12:16                     ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2020-06-03 12:57                       ` Rajat Jain
2020-06-03 13:29                         ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2020-06-04 19:38                       ` Rajat Jain
2020-06-05  8:02                         ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2020-06-06  1:08                           ` Rajat Jain
2020-06-07 11:36                             ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2020-06-08 17:03                               ` Jesse Barnes
2020-06-08 17:50                                 ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2020-06-08 18:29                                   ` Jesse Barnes
2020-06-08 18:41                                     ` Rajat Jain
2020-06-09  9:54                                       ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2020-06-30 21:46                                         ` Pavel Machek
2020-06-09  5:57                                     ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2020-06-30 21:45                                 ` Pavel Machek
2020-07-01  6:54                                   ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2020-07-01  8:47                                     ` Pavel Machek
2020-07-01 10:57                                       ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2020-07-01 11:08                                         ` Pavel Machek
2020-06-09 21:04                               ` Bjorn Helgaas
2020-06-09 23:23                                 ` Rajat Jain
2020-06-10  0:04                                   ` Bjorn Helgaas
2020-06-10  0:30                                     ` Rajat Jain
2020-06-10 20:17                                       ` Rajat Jain
2020-06-10 23:09                                         ` Bjorn Helgaas
2020-06-10 23:01                                       ` Bjorn Helgaas
2020-06-10 23:46                                         ` Rajat Jain [this message]
2020-06-10  7:13                                   ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2020-06-10  1:34                                 ` Oliver O'Halloran
2020-06-10 19:57                                   ` Rajat Jain
2020-06-16  1:24                                     ` Rajat Jain
2020-06-10  7:12                                 ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2020-05-15 12:44     ` Joerg Roedel

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