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From: Jarkko Sakkinen <jarkko.sakkinen@linux.intel.com>
To: Stephen Smalley <sds@tycho.nsa.gov>
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, x86@kernel.org,
	linux-sgx@vger.kernel.org, akpm@linux-foundation.org,
	dave.hansen@intel.com, sean.j.christopherson@intel.com,
	nhorman@redhat.com, npmccallum@redhat.com, serge.ayoun@intel.com,
	shay.katz-zamir@intel.com, haitao.huang@intel.com,
	andriy.shevchenko@linux.intel.com, tglx@linutronix.de,
	kai.svahn@intel.com, bp@alien8.de, josh@joshtriplett.org,
	luto@kernel.org, kai.huang@intel.com, rientjes@google.com,
	cedric.xing@intel.com, puiterwijk@redhat.com,
	linux-security-module@vger.kernel.org,
	Suresh Siddha <suresh.b.siddha@intel.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v23 12/24] x86/sgx: Linux Enclave Driver
Date: Thu, 31 Oct 2019 23:17:44 +0200
Message-ID: <20191031211721.GD10507@linux.intel.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <173a196e-fa6b-23b8-c818-dfca6cdadcc6@tycho.nsa.gov>

On Wed, Oct 30, 2019 at 09:45:05AM -0400, Stephen Smalley wrote:
> On 10/28/19 5:03 PM, Jarkko Sakkinen wrote:
> > Intel Software Guard eXtensions (SGX) is a set of CPU instructions that
> > can be used by applications to set aside private regions of code and
> > data. The code outside the SGX hosted software entity is disallowed to
> > access the memory inside the enclave enforced by the CPU. We call these
> > entities as enclaves.
> > 
> > This commit implements a driver that provides an ioctl API to construct
> > and run enclaves. Enclaves are constructed from pages residing in
> > reserved physical memory areas. The contents of these pages can only be
> > accessed when they are mapped as part of an enclave, by a hardware
> > thread running inside the enclave.
> > 
> > The starting state of an enclave consists of a fixed measured set of
> > pages that are copied to the EPC during the construction process by
> > using ENCLS leaf functions and Software Enclave Control Structure (SECS)
> > that defines the enclave properties.
> > 
> > Enclave are constructed by using ENCLS leaf functions ECREATE, EADD and
> > EINIT. ECREATE initializes SECS, EADD copies pages from system memory to
> > the EPC and EINIT check a given signed measurement and moves the enclave
> > into a state ready for execution.
> > 
> > An initialized enclave can only be accessed through special Thread Control
> > Structure (TCS) pages by using ENCLU (ring-3 only) leaf EENTER.  This leaf
> > function converts a thread into enclave mode and continues the execution in
> > the offset defined by the TCS provided to EENTER. An enclave is exited
> > through syscall, exception, interrupts or by explicitly calling another
> > ENCLU leaf EEXIT.
> > 
> > The permissions, which enclave page is added will set the limit for maximum
> > permissions that can be set for mmap() and mprotect(). This will
> > effectively allow to build different security schemes between producers and
> > consumers of enclaves. Later on we can increase granularity with LSM hooks
> > for page addition (i.e. for producers) and mapping of the enclave (i.e. for
> > consumers)
> 
> Where do things stand wrt to ensuring that SGX cannot be used to introduce
> executable mappings that were never authorized by the LSM (or never measured
> by IMA)?

This was the latest discussion about that subject:

https://lore.kernel.org/linux-sgx/CALCETrWDLX68Vi4=9Dicq9ATmJ5mv36bzrc02heNYaHaBeWumQ@mail.gmail.com/

/Jarkko

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Thread overview: 18+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
     [not found] <20191028210324.12475-1-jarkko.sakkinen@linux.intel.com>
2019-10-28 21:03 ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2019-10-29  9:29   ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2019-10-30  9:30     ` Sean Christopherson
2019-10-31 21:12       ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2019-11-05 11:11         ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2019-11-08  8:20           ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2019-10-30 13:45   ` Stephen Smalley
2019-10-31 21:17     ` Jarkko Sakkinen [this message]
2019-11-01 13:16       ` Stephen Smalley
2019-11-01 13:28         ` Stephen Smalley
2019-11-01 15:32           ` Sean Christopherson
2019-11-01 17:16             ` Stephen Smalley
2019-11-08  8:05               ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2019-11-28 18:24   ` Greg KH
2019-12-06 20:38     ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2019-12-07  8:09       ` Greg KH
2019-12-09 19:57         ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2019-10-28 21:03 ` [PATCH v23 15/24] x86/sgx: Add provisioning Jarkko Sakkinen

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