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Date: Thu, 26 Oct 2017 15:34:38 +0100
From: Marc Zyngier <marc.zyngier@....com>
To: Paolo Bonzini <pbonzini@...hat.com>
Cc: linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,  kvm@...r.kernel.org,  Christoffer Dall
 <christoffer.dall@...aro.org>,  Christian Borntraeger
 <borntraeger@...ibm.com>,  Cornelia Huck <cohuck@...hat.com>,  James Hogan
 <james.hogan@...tec.com>,  Paul Mackerras <paulus@...ba.org>,
  kernel-hardening@...ts.openwall.com,  Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>,
  Christian Borntraeger <borntraeger@...hat.com>,  Christoffer Dall
 <cdall@...aro.org>,  Radim Krčmář <rkrcmar@...hat.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2] kvm: whitelist struct kvm_vcpu_arch

On Thu, Oct 26 2017 at  3:45:46 pm BST, Paolo Bonzini <pbonzini@...hat.com> wrote:
> On x86, ARM and s390, struct kvm_vcpu_arch has a usercopy region
> taht is read and written by the KVM_GET/SET_CPUID2 ioctls (x86)
> or KVM_GET/SET_ONE_REG (ARM/s390).  Without whitelisting the area,
> KVM is completely broken on those architectures with usercopy hardening
> enabled.
>
> For now, allow writing to the entire struct on all architectures.
> The KVM tree will not refine this to an architecture-specific
> subset of struct kvm_vcpu_arch.
>
> Cc: kernel-hardening@...ts.openwall.com
> Cc: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>
> Cc: Christian Borntraeger <borntraeger@...hat.com>
> Cc: Christoffer Dall <cdall@...aro.org>
> Cc: Radim Krčmář <rkrcmar@...hat.com>
> Signed-off-by: Paolo Bonzini <pbonzini@...hat.com>

Acked-by: Marc Zyngier <marc.zyngier@....com>

	M.
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