[3.12,17/82] s390: fix kernel crash due to linkage stack instructions
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Message ID 20140220235020.001013288@linuxfoundation.org
State New, archived
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Greg KH Feb. 20, 2014, 11:52 p.m. UTC
3.12-stable review patch.  If anyone has any objections, please let me know.


From: Martin Schwidefsky <schwidefsky@de.ibm.com>

commit 8d7f6690cedb83456edd41c9bd583783f0703bf0 upstream.

The kernel currently crashes with a low-address-protection exception
if a user space process executes an instruction that tries to use the
linkage stack. Set the base-ASTE origin and the subspace-ASTE origin
of the dispatchable-unit-control-table to point to a dummy ASTE.
Set up control register 15 to point to an empty linkage stack with no
room left.

A user space process with a linkage stack instruction will still crash
but with a different exception which is correctly translated to a
segmentation fault instead of a kernel oops.

Signed-off-by: Martin Schwidefsky <schwidefsky@de.ibm.com>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>

 arch/s390/kernel/head64.S |    7 +++++--
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

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--- a/arch/s390/kernel/head64.S
+++ b/arch/s390/kernel/head64.S
@@ -59,7 +59,7 @@  ENTRY(startup_continue)
 	.quad	0			# cr12: tracing off
 	.quad	0			# cr13: home space segment table
 	.quad	0xc0000000		# cr14: machine check handling off
-	.quad	0			# cr15: linkage stack operations
+	.quad	.Llinkage_stack		# cr15: linkage stack operations
 .Lpcmsk:.quad	0x0000000180000000
 .L4malign:.quad 0xffffffffffc00000
 .Lscan2g:.quad	0x80000000 + 0x20000 - 8	# 2GB + 128K - 8
@@ -67,12 +67,15 @@  ENTRY(startup_continue)
 	.quad	PARMAREA
 	.align	64
-.Lduct: .long	0,0,0,0,.Lduald,0,0,0
+.Lduct: .long	0,.Laste,.Laste,0,.Lduald,0,0,0
 	.long	0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0
+.Laste:	.quad	0,0xffffffffffffffff,0,0,0,0,0,0
 	.align	128
 .Lduald:.rept	8
 	.long	0x80000000,0,0,0	# invalid access-list entries
+	.long	0,0,0x89000000,0,0,0,0x8a000000,0