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From: Jason Gunthorpe <jgunthorpe@obsidianresearch.com>
To: Jarkko Sakkinen <jarkko.sakkinen@linux.intel.com>
Cc: linux-security-module@vger.kernel.org,
	tpmdd-devel@lists.sourceforge.net,
	open list <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [tpmdd-devel] [PATCH] tpm: fix byte order related arithmetic inconsistency in tpm_getcap()
Date: Mon, 15 May 2017 09:39:34 -0600	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20170515153934.GB3433@obsidianresearch.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20170515113602.2jypna4keatq73qy@intel.com>

On Mon, May 15, 2017 at 02:36:02PM +0300, Jarkko Sakkinen wrote:
> On Wed, May 10, 2017 at 03:34:58PM +0300, Jarkko Sakkinen wrote:
> > On Tue, May 09, 2017 at 09:13:08AM -0600, Jason Gunthorpe wrote:
> > > On Tue, May 09, 2017 at 05:13:53PM +0300, Jarkko Sakkinen wrote:
> > > > On Sun, May 07, 2017 at 08:50:02PM +0300, Jarkko Sakkinen wrote:
> > > > > You should not do arithmetic with __be32 or __le32 types because
> > > > > sometimes it results incorrect results. Calculations must be done only
> > > > > with integers that are in in the CPU byte order. This commit migrates
> > > > > tpm_getcap() to struct tpm_buf in order to sort out these issues.
> > > > > 
> > > > > Signed-off-by: Jarkko Sakkinen <jarkko.sakkinen@linux.intel.com>
> > > > > Now this should work as Robertos patches move byte order conversion
> > > > > where it should be. Sadly I'm out of reach to my Dell E6400 laptop
> > > > > that I use for TPM 1.2 testing.
> > > > >  drivers/char/tpm/tpm-interface.c | 30 ++++++++++++++++--------------
> > > > >  drivers/char/tpm/tpm.h           | 13 -------------
> > > > >  2 files changed, 16 insertions(+), 27 deletions(-)
> > > > 
> > > > I've now tested this with TPM 1.2. Any complains?
> > > 
> > > Seems reasonable, but which linke had the problematic arithmetic?
> > > 
> > > Jason
> > 
> > Arithmetic should work but it's not a good practice to do additions,
> > substractions or multiplications in any other byte order than the CPU
> > byte order.
> > 
> > sparse also complains about this.
> 
> Can I get your Reviewed-by for this one?

Sure, but I'm still wondering what the sparse warning was?

Jason

  reply	other threads:[~2017-05-15 15:39 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2017-05-07 17:50 [PATCH] tpm: fix byte order related arithmetic inconsistency in tpm_getcap() Jarkko Sakkinen
2017-05-09 14:13 ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2017-05-09 15:13   ` Jason Gunthorpe
2017-05-10 12:34     ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2017-05-10 23:41       ` Luc Van Oostenryck
2017-05-11 10:16         ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2017-05-15 11:36       ` [tpmdd-devel] " Jarkko Sakkinen
2017-05-15 15:39         ` Jason Gunthorpe [this message]
     [not found]           ` <20170515153934.GB3433-ePGOBjL8dl3ta4EC/59zMFaTQe2KTcn/@public.gmane.org>
2017-05-24 16:59             ` Jarkko Sakkinen

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