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From: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>
To: Andy Lutomirski <luto@kernel.org>
Cc: "kernel-hardening@lists.openwall.com" 
	<kernel-hardening@lists.openwall.com>,
	Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@arm.com>,
	Hoeun Ryu <hoeun.ryu@gmail.com>, PaX Team <pageexec@freemail.hu>,
	Emese Revfy <re.emese@gmail.com>,
	Russell King <linux@armlinux.org.uk>, X86 ML <x86@kernel.org>,
	"linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	"linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org" 
	<linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org>
Subject: Re: [RFC v2][PATCH 04/11] x86: Implement __arch_rare_write_begin/unmap()
Date: Wed, 5 Apr 2017 17:14:09 -0700
Message-ID: <CAGXu5jLENkemQiL6bcL5=qsesi-2M=1jYhS7SGBpBG64ER2CsA@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CALCETrW7nN8Ja=r9k4ANpekKovC_wsYrGrge1WNoGsAjZZvqHQ@mail.gmail.com>

On Wed, Apr 5, 2017 at 4:57 PM, Andy Lutomirski <luto@kernel.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 29, 2017 at 6:41 PM, Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org> wrote:
>> On Wed, Mar 29, 2017 at 3:38 PM, Andy Lutomirski <luto@amacapital.net> wrote:
>>> On Wed, Mar 29, 2017 at 11:15 AM, Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org> wrote:
>>>> Based on PaX's x86 pax_{open,close}_kernel() implementation, this
>>>> allows HAVE_ARCH_RARE_WRITE to work on x86.
>>>>
>>>
>>>> +
>>>> +static __always_inline unsigned long __arch_rare_write_begin(void)
>>>> +{
>>>> +       unsigned long cr0;
>>>> +
>>>> +       preempt_disable();
>>>
>>> This looks wrong.  DEBUG_LOCKS_WARN_ON(!irqs_disabled()) would work,
>>> as would local_irq_disable().  There's no way that just disabling
>>> preemption is enough.
>>>
>>> (Also, how does this interact with perf nmis?)
>>
>> Do you mean preempt_disable() isn't strong enough here? I'm open to
>> suggestions. The goal would be to make sure nothing between _begin and
>> _end would get executed without interruption...
>>
>
> Sorry for the very slow response.
>
> preempt_disable() isn't strong enough to prevent interrupts, and an
> interrupt here would run with WP off, causing unknown havoc.  I tend
> to think that the caller should be responsible for turning off
> interrupts.

So, something like:

Top-level functions:

static __always_inline rare_write_begin(void)
{
    preempt_disable();
    local_irq_disable();
    barrier();
    __arch_rare_write_begin();
    barrier();
}

static __always_inline rare_write_end(void)
{
    barrier();
    __arch_rare_write_end();
    barrier();
    local_irq_enable();
    preempt_enable_no_resched();
}

x86-specific helpers:

static __always_inline unsigned long __arch_rare_write_begin(void)
{
       unsigned long cr0;

       cr0 = read_cr0() ^ X86_CR0_WP;
       BUG_ON(cr0 & X86_CR0_WP);
       write_cr0(cr0);
       return cr0 ^ X86_CR0_WP;
}

static __always_inline unsigned long __arch_rare_write_end(void)
{
       unsigned long cr0;

       cr0 = read_cr0() ^ X86_CR0_WP;
       BUG_ON(!(cr0 & X86_CR0_WP));
       write_cr0(cr0);
       return cr0 ^ X86_CR0_WP;
}

I can give it a spin...

-Kees

-- 
Kees Cook
Pixel Security

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Thread overview: 63+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2017-03-29 18:15 [RFC v2] Introduce rare_write() infrastructure Kees Cook
2017-03-29 18:15 ` [RFC v2][PATCH 01/11] " Kees Cook
2017-03-29 18:23   ` Kees Cook
2017-03-30  7:44     ` Ho-Eun Ryu
2017-03-30 17:02       ` Kees Cook
2017-04-07  8:09   ` Ho-Eun Ryu
2017-04-07 20:38     ` Kees Cook
2017-03-29 18:15 ` [RFC v2][PATCH 02/11] lkdtm: add test for " Kees Cook
2017-03-30  9:34   ` [kernel-hardening] " Ian Campbell
2017-03-30 16:16     ` Kees Cook
2017-03-29 18:15 ` [RFC v2][PATCH 03/11] net: switch sock_diag handlers to rare_write() Kees Cook
2017-03-29 18:15 ` [RFC v2][PATCH 04/11] x86: Implement __arch_rare_write_begin/unmap() Kees Cook
2017-03-29 22:38   ` Andy Lutomirski
2017-03-30  1:41     ` Kees Cook
2017-04-05 23:57       ` Andy Lutomirski
2017-04-06  0:14         ` Kees Cook [this message]
2017-04-06 15:59           ` Andy Lutomirski
2017-04-07  8:34             ` [kernel-hardening] " Mathias Krause
2017-04-07  9:46               ` Thomas Gleixner
2017-04-07 10:51                 ` Mathias Krause
2017-04-07 13:14                   ` Thomas Gleixner
2017-04-07 13:30                     ` Mathias Krause
2017-04-07 16:14                       ` Andy Lutomirski
2017-04-07 16:22                         ` Mark Rutland
2017-04-07 19:58                         ` PaX Team
2017-04-08  4:58                           ` Andy Lutomirski
2017-04-09 12:47                             ` PaX Team
2017-04-10  0:10                               ` Andy Lutomirski
2017-04-10 10:42                                 ` PaX Team
2017-04-10 16:01                                   ` Andy Lutomirski
2017-04-07 20:44                         ` Thomas Gleixner
2017-04-07 21:20                           ` Kees Cook
2017-04-08  4:12                             ` Daniel Micay
2017-04-08  4:13                               ` Daniel Micay
2017-04-08  4:21                         ` Daniel Micay
2017-04-08  5:07                           ` Andy Lutomirski
2017-04-08  7:33                             ` Daniel Micay
2017-04-08 15:20                               ` Andy Lutomirski
2017-04-09 10:53                                 ` Ingo Molnar
2017-04-10 10:22                                 ` Mark Rutland
2017-04-09 20:24                             ` PaX Team
2017-04-10  0:31                               ` Andy Lutomirski
2017-04-10 19:47                                 ` PaX Team
2017-04-10 20:27                                   ` Andy Lutomirski
2017-04-10 20:13                               ` Kees Cook
2017-04-10 20:17                                 ` Andy Lutomirski
2017-04-07 19:25                       ` Thomas Gleixner
2017-04-07 14:45                   ` Peter Zijlstra
2017-04-10 10:29                     ` Mark Rutland
2017-04-07 19:52                 ` PaX Team
2017-04-10  8:26                   ` Thomas Gleixner
2017-04-10 19:55                     ` PaX Team
2017-04-07  9:37   ` Peter Zijlstra
2017-03-29 18:15 ` [RFC v2][PATCH 05/11] ARM: mm: dump: Add domain to output Kees Cook
2017-03-29 18:15 ` [RFC v2][PATCH 06/11] ARM: domains: Extract common USER domain init Kees Cook
2017-03-29 18:15 ` [RFC v2][PATCH 07/11] ARM: mm: set DOMAIN_WR_RARE for rodata Kees Cook
2017-03-29 18:16 ` [RFC v2][PATCH 08/11] ARM: Implement __arch_rare_write_begin/end() Kees Cook
2017-04-07  9:36   ` Peter Zijlstra
2017-03-29 18:16 ` [RFC v2][PATCH 09/11] list: add rare_write() list helpers Kees Cook
2017-03-29 18:16 ` [RFC v2][PATCH 10/11] gcc-plugins: Add constify plugin Kees Cook
2017-03-29 18:16 ` [RFC v2][PATCH 11/11] cgroups: force all struct cftype const Kees Cook
2017-03-29 19:00 ` [RFC v2] Introduce rare_write() infrastructure Russell King - ARM Linux
2017-03-29 19:14   ` Kees Cook

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