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From: Ramana Radhakrishnan <Ramana.Radhakrishnan@arm.com>
To: Catalin Marinas <Catalin.Marinas@arm.com>,
	Kristina Martsenko <Kristina.Martsenko@arm.com>
Cc: "linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org" 
	<linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org>,
	Mark Rutland <Mark.Rutland@arm.com>,
	"linux-arch@vger.kernel.org" <linux-arch@vger.kernel.org>,
	Andrew Jones <drjones@redhat.com>,
	Jacob Bramley <Jacob.Bramley@arm.com>,
	Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>,
	Ard Biesheuvel <ard.biesheuvel@linaro.org>,
	Marc Zyngier <Marc.Zyngier@arm.com>,
	Adam Wallis <awallis@codeaurora.org>,
	Suzuki Poulose <Suzuki.Poulose@arm.com>,
	Will Deacon <Will.Deacon@arm.com>,
	Christoffer Dall <Christoffer.Dall@arm.com>,
	"kvmarm@lists.cs.columbia.edu" <kvmarm@lists.cs.columbia.edu>,
	Amit Kachhap <Amit.Kachhap@arm.com>,
	Dave P Martin <Dave.Martin@arm.com>,
	"linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>, nd <nd@arm.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v5 07/17] arm64: add basic pointer authentication support
Date: Tue, 23 Oct 2018 08:36:16 +0000
Message-ID: <5ca5bf92-f2b7-48c9-ea41-5efeff09a799@arm.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20181019111542.6wrvjguirglzg7vg@mbp>

On 19/10/2018 12:15, Catalin Marinas wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 05, 2018 at 09:47:44AM +0100, Kristina Martsenko wrote:
>> diff --git a/arch/arm64/include/asm/pointer_auth.h b/arch/arm64/include/asm/pointer_auth.h
>> new file mode 100644
>> index 000000000000..2aefedc31d9e
>> --- /dev/null
>> +++ b/arch/arm64/include/asm/pointer_auth.h
>> @@ -0,0 +1,63 @@
>> +// SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0
>> +#ifndef __ASM_POINTER_AUTH_H
>> +#define __ASM_POINTER_AUTH_H
>> +
>> +#include <linux/random.h>
>> +
>> +#include <asm/cpufeature.h>
>> +#include <asm/sysreg.h>
>> +
>> +#ifdef CONFIG_ARM64_PTR_AUTH
>> +/*
>> + * Each key is a 128-bit quantity which is split across a pair of 64-bit
>> + * registers (Lo and Hi).
>> + */
>> +struct ptrauth_key {
>> +	unsigned long lo, hi;
>> +};
>> +
>> +/*
>> + * We give each process its own instruction A key (APIAKey), which is shared by
>> + * all threads. This is inherited upon fork(), and reinitialised upon exec*().
>> + * All other keys are currently unused, with APIBKey, APDAKey, and APBAKey
>> + * instructions behaving as NOPs.
>> + */
> 
> I don't remember the past discussions but I assume the tools guys are ok
> with a single key shared by multiple threads. Ramana, could you ack this
> part, FTR?

Sorry about the slow response, I've been traveling.

Ack and Will's response covers the reasons why pretty well. A prctl call 
would be a good enhancement.

regards
Ramana



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Thread overview: 62+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-10-05  8:47 [PATCH 00/17] ARMv8.3 " Kristina Martsenko
2018-10-05  8:47 ` [PATCH v5 01/17] arm64: add pointer authentication register bits Kristina Martsenko
2018-10-11 16:28   ` Will Deacon
2018-10-12  8:53     ` Mark Rutland
2018-10-12  8:56       ` Will Deacon
2018-10-12  9:50         ` Mark Rutland
2018-10-05  8:47 ` [PATCH v5 02/17] arm64/kvm: consistently handle host HCR_EL2 flags Kristina Martsenko
2018-10-05  8:47 ` [PATCH v5 03/17] arm64/kvm: hide ptrauth from guests Kristina Martsenko
2018-10-05  8:47 ` [PATCH v5 04/17] arm64: Don't trap host pointer auth use to EL2 Kristina Martsenko
2018-10-05  8:47 ` [PATCH v5 05/17] arm64/cpufeature: detect pointer authentication Kristina Martsenko
2018-10-05  8:47 ` [PATCH v5 06/17] asm-generic: mm_hooks: allow hooks to be overridden individually Kristina Martsenko
2018-10-05  8:47 ` [PATCH v5 07/17] arm64: add basic pointer authentication support Kristina Martsenko
2018-10-11 16:00   ` Suzuki K Poulose
2018-10-19 11:15   ` Catalin Marinas
2018-10-19 11:24     ` Will Deacon
2018-10-19 15:36       ` Kees Cook
2018-10-19 15:49         ` Will Deacon
2018-10-19 16:05           ` Kees Cook
2018-10-19 16:16             ` Will Deacon
2018-10-19 15:54         ` Mark Rutland
2018-10-19 16:49       ` Cyrill Gorcunov
2018-11-14 18:11       ` Will Deacon
2018-11-15 10:25         ` Dave Martin
2018-10-23  8:36     ` Ramana Radhakrishnan [this message]
2018-10-23 10:20       ` Will Deacon
2018-10-05  8:47 ` [PATCH v5 08/17] arm64: expose user PAC bit positions via ptrace Kristina Martsenko
2018-10-05  8:47 ` [PATCH v5 09/17] arm64: perf: strip PAC when unwinding userspace Kristina Martsenko
2018-10-05  8:47 ` [PATCH v5 10/17] arm64: enable pointer authentication Kristina Martsenko
2018-10-05  8:47 ` [PATCH v5 11/17] arm64: docs: document " Kristina Martsenko
2018-10-05  9:04   ` Ramana Radhakrishnan
2018-10-16 16:14     ` Kristina Martsenko
2018-10-19 11:35       ` Catalin Marinas
2018-10-19 11:47         ` Marc Zyngier
2018-10-19 12:22         ` Will Deacon
2018-10-19 14:42         ` Kristina Martsenko
2018-10-19 15:10           ` Catalin Marinas
2018-10-19 17:45             ` Will Deacon
2018-11-02  6:02               ` Jon Masters
2018-10-24 10:56         ` Ramana Radhakrishnan
2018-10-15 22:35   ` Kees Cook
2018-11-02  9:46     ` Ramana Radhakrishnan
2018-10-05  8:47 ` [RFC 12/17] arm64: move ptrauth keys to thread_info Kristina Martsenko
2018-10-19 11:38   ` Catalin Marinas
2018-10-05  8:47 ` [RFC 13/17] arm64: install user ptrauth keys at kernel exit time Kristina Martsenko
2018-10-05  8:47 ` [RFC 14/17] arm64: unwind: strip PAC from kernel addresses Kristina Martsenko
2018-10-05  8:47 ` [RFC 15/17] arm64: enable ptrauth earlier Kristina Martsenko
2018-10-06 12:51   ` Amit Kachhap
2018-10-05  8:47 ` [RFC 16/17] arm64: initialize and switch ptrauth kernel keys Kristina Martsenko
2018-10-06 12:56   ` Amit Kachhap
2018-10-05  8:47 ` [RFC 17/17] arm64: compile the kernel with ptrauth -msign-return-address Kristina Martsenko
2018-10-05  9:01   ` Ramana Radhakrishnan
2018-10-11 14:00     ` Kristina Martsenko
2018-10-11 14:23   ` Vladimir Murzin
2018-10-15 22:38     ` Kees Cook
2018-10-15 22:42 ` [PATCH 00/17] ARMv8.3 pointer authentication support Kees Cook
2018-11-13 16:17   ` Kristina Martsenko
2018-11-13 23:09     ` Kees Cook
2018-11-14 15:54       ` Kristina Martsenko
2018-11-14 21:47       ` Mark Rutland
2018-11-14 22:48         ` Kees Cook
2018-10-19 12:36 ` Will Deacon
2018-10-23  8:39   ` Ramana Radhakrishnan

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