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Date: Mon, 23 Oct 2017 16:15:32 +0200
From: Paolo Bonzini <pbonzini@...hat.com>
To: Cornelia Huck <cohuck@...hat.com>, David Hildenbrand <david@...hat.com>
Cc: linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, kvm@...r.kernel.org,
 kernel-hardening@...ts.openwall.com, Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>,
 Radim Krčmář <rkrcmar@...hat.com>,
 Christoffer Dall <christoffer.dall@...aro.org>,
 Marc Zyngier <marc.zyngier@....com>,
 Christian Borntraeger <borntraeger@...ibm.com>,
 James Hogan <james.hogan@...tec.com>, Paul Mackerras <paulus@...ba.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/2] KVM: fixes for the kernel-hardening tree

On 23/10/2017 14:39, Cornelia Huck wrote:
> On Mon, 23 Oct 2017 11:52:51 +0200
> David Hildenbrand <david@...hat.com> wrote:
> 
>> On 21.10.2017 01:25, Paolo Bonzini wrote:
>>> Two KVM ioctls (KVM_GET/SET_CPUID2) directly access the cpuid_entries
>>> field of struct kvm_vcpu_arch.  Therefore, the new usercopy hardening
>>> work in linux-next, which forbids copies from and to slab objects
>>> unless they are from kmalloc or explicitly whitelisted, breaks KVM
>>> completely.
>>>
>>> This series fixes it by adding the two new usercopy arguments
>>> to kvm_init (more precisely to a new function kvm_init_usercopy,
>>> while kvm_init passes zeroes as a default).
>>>
>>> There's also another broken ioctl, KVM_XEN_HVM_CONFIG, but it is
>>> obsolete and not a big deal at all.
>>>
>>> I'm Ccing all submaintainers in case they have something similar
>>> going on in their kvm_arch and kvm_vcpu_arch structs.  KVM has a
>>> pretty complex userspace API, so thorough with linux-next is highly
>>> recommended.  
>>
>> I assume on s390x, at least
>>
>> kvm_arch_vcpu_ioctl_get_one_reg() and
>> kvm_arch_vcpu_ioctl_set_one_reg()
>>
>> have to be fixed.
> 
> At a glance, seems like it.
> 
>>
>> Christian, are you already looking into this?
> 
> I'm afraid I'm also busy with travel preparation/travel, so I'd be glad
> for any takers.

Let's do a generic fix now, so that we don't need to rush the switch to
explicit whitelisting.

Paolo

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