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From: Greg KH <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
To: One Thousand Gnomes <gnomes@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>
Cc: David Howells <dhowells@redhat.com>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-security-module@vger.kernel.org, keyrings@vger.kernel.org,
	minyard@acm.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 01/39] Annotate module params that specify hardware parameters (eg. ioport)
Date: Tue, 6 Dec 2016 08:11:04 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20161206071104.GA10292@kroah.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20161205211227.4cc792d6@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>

On Mon, Dec 05, 2016 at 09:12:27PM +0000, One Thousand Gnomes wrote:
> On Thu, 01 Dec 2016 16:02:26 +0000
> David Howells <dhowells@redhat.com> wrote:
> 
> > Greg KH <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org> wrote:
> > 
> > > Also, I think Alan's comment about it the last time it came up was more like
> > > a "look at all of the other ways you could do bad things to hardware!"
> > > comment, not a "you need to also do this thing too!" type of request.  
> 
> 
> In all honesty I think both need to go in together, otherwise the first
> patch is useless. It's not a case of "oh there may be another obscure
> exploit .." , this is "I can automate it with a python script, post a
> CVE, and show I'm awesome" 8)

What about all of the ways you can change ioports dynamically from
ioctls?  Or can't python write ioctls to device nodes?  :)

thanks,

greg k-h

  reply	other threads:[~2016-12-06  7:11 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 78+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2016-12-01 12:29 [PATCH 00/39] Annotate hw config module params for future lockdown David Howells
2016-12-01 12:29 ` [PATCH 01/39] Annotate module params that specify hardware parameters (eg. ioport) David Howells
2016-12-01 15:01   ` Greg KH
2016-12-02  3:07     ` Matthew Garrett
2016-12-02  6:55       ` Greg KH
2016-12-02  7:12         ` Matthew Garrett
2016-12-05 21:26           ` One Thousand Gnomes
2016-12-02 14:59       ` David Howells
2016-12-05 15:47         ` Greg KH
2016-12-06 10:54         ` David Howells
2016-12-01 16:02   ` David Howells
2016-12-05 21:12     ` One Thousand Gnomes
2016-12-06  7:11       ` Greg KH [this message]
2016-12-06 10:42       ` David Howells
2016-12-06 10:50         ` Greg KH
2016-12-01 12:29 ` [PATCH 02/39] Annotate hardware config module parameters in arch/x86/mm/ David Howells
2016-12-01 12:30 ` [PATCH 03/39] Annotate hardware config module parameters in drivers/char/ipmi/ David Howells
2016-12-01 13:14   ` Corey Minyard
2016-12-01 12:30 ` [PATCH 04/39] Annotate hardware config module parameters in drivers/char/mwave/ David Howells
2016-12-01 12:30 ` [PATCH 05/39] Annotate hardware config module parameters in drivers/char/ David Howells
2016-12-01 12:30 ` [PATCH 06/39] Annotate hardware config module parameters in drivers/clocksource/ David Howells
2016-12-01 12:30 ` [PATCH 07/39] Annotate hardware config module parameters in drivers/cpufreq/ David Howells
2016-12-01 14:02   ` Rafael J. Wysocki
2016-12-01 14:19   ` David Howells
2016-12-01 14:21     ` Rafael J. Wysocki
2016-12-01 12:30 ` [PATCH 08/39] Annotate hardware config module parameters in drivers/gpio/ David Howells
2016-12-01 13:49   ` William Breathitt Gray
2016-12-02 12:55   ` Linus Walleij
2016-12-01 12:30 ` [PATCH 09/39] Annotate hardware config module parameters in drivers/i2c/ David Howells
2016-12-01 13:47   ` Jean Delvare
2016-12-01 14:12   ` David Howells
2016-12-01 16:06     ` Jean Delvare
2016-12-05 21:09     ` One Thousand Gnomes
2016-12-01 12:30 ` [PATCH 10/39] Annotate hardware config module parameters in drivers/iio/ David Howells
2016-12-01 13:50   ` William Breathitt Gray
2016-12-03  9:05     ` Jonathan Cameron
2016-12-07 13:43     ` David Howells
2016-12-01 12:31 ` [PATCH 11/39] Annotate hardware config module parameters in drivers/input/ David Howells
2016-12-03 18:51   ` Dmitry Torokhov
2016-12-01 12:31 ` [PATCH 12/39] Annotate hardware config module parameters in drivers/isdn/ David Howells
2016-12-01 12:31 ` [PATCH 13/39] Annotate hardware config module parameters in drivers/media/ David Howells
2016-12-01 12:31 ` [PATCH 14/39] Annotate hardware config module parameters in drivers/misc/ David Howells
2016-12-01 12:31 ` [PATCH 15/39] Annotate hardware config module parameters in drivers/mmc/host/ David Howells
2016-12-01 12:31 ` [PATCH 16/39] Annotate hardware config module parameters in drivers/net/appletalk/ David Howells
2016-12-01 12:31 ` [PATCH 17/39] Annotate hardware config module parameters in drivers/net/arcnet/ David Howells
2016-12-01 12:32 ` [PATCH 18/39] Annotate hardware config module parameters in drivers/net/can/ David Howells
2016-12-01 13:05   ` Marc Kleine-Budde
2016-12-01 12:32 ` [PATCH 19/39] Annotate hardware config module parameters in drivers/net/ethernet/ David Howells
2016-12-01 12:32 ` [PATCH 20/39] Annotate hardware config module parameters in drivers/net/hamradio/ David Howells
2016-12-01 12:32 ` [PATCH 21/39] Annotate hardware config module parameters in drivers/net/irda/ David Howells
2016-12-01 12:32 ` [PATCH 22/39] Annotate hardware config module parameters in drivers/net/wan/ David Howells
2016-12-01 12:32 ` [PATCH 23/39] Annotate hardware config module parameters in drivers/net/wireless/ David Howells
2016-12-02  5:04   ` Kalle Valo
2016-12-07 13:45   ` David Howells
2016-12-01 12:32 ` [PATCH 24/39] Annotate hardware config module parameters in drivers/parport/ David Howells
2016-12-01 12:32 ` [PATCH 25/39] Annotate hardware config module parameters in drivers/pci/hotplug/ David Howells
2016-12-07 18:34   ` Bjorn Helgaas
2016-12-01 12:33 ` [PATCH 26/39] Annotate hardware config module parameters in drivers/pcmcia/ David Howells
2016-12-01 12:33 ` [PATCH 27/39] Annotate hardware config module parameters in drivers/scsi/ David Howells
2016-12-01 22:05   ` Finn Thain
2017-04-05 14:33   ` David Howells
2016-12-01 12:33 ` [PATCH 28/39] Annotate hardware config module parameters in drivers/staging/i4l/ David Howells
2016-12-01 12:33 ` [PATCH 29/39] Annotate hardware config module parameters in drivers/staging/media/ David Howells
2016-12-01 14:54   ` Mauro Carvalho Chehab
2016-12-01 14:59   ` David Howells
2016-12-01 15:17     ` Mauro Carvalho Chehab
2016-12-01 12:33 ` [PATCH 30/39] Annotate hardware config module parameters in drivers/staging/speakup/ David Howells
2016-12-01 12:33 ` [PATCH 31/39] Annotate hardware config module parameters in drivers/staging/vme/ David Howells
2016-12-01 12:33 ` [PATCH 32/39] Annotate hardware config module parameters in drivers/tty/ David Howells
2016-12-01 15:02   ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2016-12-01 12:34 ` [PATCH 33/39] Annotate hardware config module parameters in drivers/video/ David Howells
2016-12-01 12:34 ` [PATCH 34/39] Annotate hardware config module parameters in drivers/watchdog/ David Howells
2016-12-01 12:58   ` Guenter Roeck
2016-12-01 12:34 ` [PATCH 35/39] Annotate hardware config module parameters in fs/pstore/ David Howells
2016-12-01 12:34 ` [PATCH 36/39] Annotate hardware config module parameters in sound/drivers/ David Howells
2016-12-01 12:34 ` [PATCH 37/39] Annotate hardware config module parameters in sound/isa/ David Howells
2016-12-01 12:34 ` [PATCH 38/39] Annotate hardware config module parameters in sound/oss/ David Howells
2016-12-01 12:34 ` [PATCH 39/39] Annotate hardware config module parameters in sound/pci/ David Howells

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