Date: Wed, 8 Feb 2017 12:59:29 +0530 From: Shubham Bansal <illusionist.neo@...il.com> To: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org> Cc: Daniel Borkmann <daniel@...earbox.net>, Mircea Gherzan <mgherzan@...il.com>, netdev@...r.kernel.org, kernel-hardening@...ts.openwall.com, linux-arm-kernel@...ts.infradead.org Subject: Re: arch: arm: bpf: Converting cBPF to eBPF for arm 32 bit Anybody willing to take swing at my following comments ? On Wed, Feb 1, 2017 at 6:31 PM, Shubham Bansal <illusionist.neo@...il.com> wrote: > Hi Kees & Daniel, > > On Tue, Jan 31, 2017 at 09:44:56AM -0800, Kees Cook wrote: >> >> > 1.) Currently, as eBPF uses 64 bit registers, I am mapping 64 bit eBPF >> >> > registers with 32 bit arm registers which looks wrong to me. Do anybody >> >> > have some idea about how to map eBPF->arm 32 bit registers ? >> >> >> >> I was going to say "look at the x86 32-bit implementation." ... But >> >> there isn't one. :( I'm going to guess that there isn't a very good >> >> answer here. I assume you'll have to build some kind of stack scratch >> >> space to load/save. >> > >> > >> > Now I see why nobody has implemented eBPF JIT for the 32 bit systems. I >> > think its very difficult to implement it without any complications and >> > errors. >> >> Yeah, that does seem to make it much more difficult. > I was thinking of first implementing only instructions with 32 bit > register operands. It will hugely decrease the surface area of eBPF > instructions that I have to cover for the first patch. > > So, What I am thinking is something like this : > > - bpf_mov r0(64),r1(64) will be JITed like this : > - ar1(32) <- r1(64). Convert/Mask 64 bit ebpf register(r1) value into 32 > bit and store it in arm register(ar1). > - Do MOV ar0(32),ar1(32) as an ARM instruction. > - ar0(32) -> r0(64). Zero Extend the ar0 32 bit register value > and store it in 64 bit ebpf register r0. > > - Similarly, For all BPF_ALU class instructions. > - For BPF_ADD, I will mask the addition result to 32 bit only. > I am not sure, Overflow might be a problem. > - For BPF_SUB, I will mask the subtraction result to 32 bit only. > I am not sure, Underflow might be problem. > - For BPF_MUL, similar to BPF_ADD. Overflow Problem ? > - For BPF_DIV, 32 bit masking should be fine, I guess. > - For BPF_OR, BPF_AND, BPF_XOR, BPF_LSH, BPF_RSH, BPF_MOD 32 bit > masking should be fine. > - For BPF_NEG and BPF_ARSH, might be a problem because of the sign bit. > - For BPF_END, 32 bit masking should work fine. > Let me know if any of the above point is wrong or need your suggestion. > > - Although, for ALU instructions, there is a big problem of register > flag manipulations. Generally, architecture's ABI takes care of this > part but as we are doing 64 bit Instructions emulation(kind of) on 32 > bit machine, it needs to be done manually. Does that sound correct ? > > - I am not JITing BPF_ALU64 class instructions as of now. As we have to > take care of atomic instructions and race conditions with these > instruction which looks complicated to me as of now. Will try to figure out > this part and implement it later. Currently, I will just let it be > interpreted by the ebpf interpreter. > > - For BPF_JMP class, I am assuming that, although eBPF is 64 bit ABI, > the address pointers on 32 bit arch like arm will be of 32 bit only. > So, for BPF_JMP, masking the 64 bit destination address to 32 bit > should do the trick and no address will be corrupted in this way. Am I > correct to assume this ? > Also, I need to check for address getting out of the allowed memory > range. > > - For BPF_LD, BPF_LDX, BPF_ST and BPF_STX class instructions, I am > assuming the same thing as above - All addresses and pointers are 32 > bit - which can be taken care just by maksing the eBPF register > values. Does that sound correct ? > Also, I need to check for the address overflow, address getting out > of the allowed memory range and things like that. > >> > Do you have any code references for me to take a look? Otherwise, I think >> > its not possible for me to implement it without using any reference. >> >> I don't know anything else, no. > > I think, I will give it a try. Otherwise, my last 1 month which I used > to read about eBPF, eBPF linux code and arm32 ABI would be a complete > waste. > >> >> >> >> >> >> > 2.) Also, is my current mapping good enough to make the JIT fast enough >> >> > ? >> >> > because as you might know, eBPF JIT mostly depends on 1-to-1 mapping of >> >> > its instructions with native instructions. >> >> >> >> I don't know -- it might be tricky with needing to deal with 64-bit >> >> registers. But if you can make it faster than the non-JIT, it should >> >> be a win. :) Yay assembly. > > Well, As I mentioned above about my thinking towards the implementation, > I am not sure it would be faster than non-JIT or even correct for that matter. > It might be but I don't think I have enough knowledge to benchmark the > implementation as of now. > > > -Shubham Bansal -Shubham
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