[PATCH 1/5] iommu/io-pgtable-arm: Avoid dereferencing bogus PTEs
robin.murphy at arm.com
Mon Dec 14 07:33:06 PST 2015
On 13/12/15 21:41, Laurent Pinchart wrote:
> Hi Robin,
> Thank you for the patch.
> On Friday 04 December 2015 17:52:58 Robin Murphy wrote:
>> In the case of corrupted page tables, or when an invalid size is given,
>> __arm_lpae_unmap() may recurse beyond the maximum number of levels.
>> Unfortunately the detection of this error condition only happens *after*
>> calculating a nonsense offset from something which might not be a valid
>> table pointer and dereferencing that to see if it is a valid PTE.
>> Make things a little more robust by checking the level is valid before
>> doing anything which depends on it being so.
>> Signed-off-by: Robin Murphy <robin.murphy at arm.com>
> This looks good to me.
> Reviewed-by: Laurent Pinchart <laurent.pinchart at ideasonboard.com>
> I'm curious though, have you seen this error in practice ?
Yes and no - I've hit the "run out of levels" warning for various
reasons of my own doing while hacking on things, but only in the DMA
case where the leaf PTE is still pointing to a page of kernel memory,
thus an errant *ptep access within that page is not as troublesome as if
the address was an MMIO region and it resulted in a read of some random
device register. It was only in reusing this code for short-descriptor
and checking that my crazy "bits per level" formulae never actually got
a bogus level that I realised we have a potential use-before-check here,
and it might as well be fixed before I propagate it further.
>> drivers/iommu/io-pgtable-arm.c | 8 +++++---
>> 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
>> diff --git a/drivers/iommu/io-pgtable-arm.c b/drivers/iommu/io-pgtable-arm.c
>> index 7df9777..366a354 100644
>> --- a/drivers/iommu/io-pgtable-arm.c
>> +++ b/drivers/iommu/io-pgtable-arm.c
>> @@ -486,11 +486,13 @@ static int __arm_lpae_unmap(struct arm_lpae_io_pgtable
>> *data, void *cookie = data->iop.cookie;
>> size_t blk_size = ARM_LPAE_BLOCK_SIZE(lvl, data);
>> + /* Something went horribly wrong and we ran out of page table */
>> + if (WARN_ON(lvl == ARM_LPAE_MAX_LEVELS))
>> + return 0;
>> ptep += ARM_LPAE_LVL_IDX(iova, lvl, data);
>> pte = *ptep;
>> - /* Something went horribly wrong and we ran out of page table */
>> - if (WARN_ON(!pte || (lvl == ARM_LPAE_MAX_LEVELS)))
>> + if (WARN_ON(!pte))
>> return 0;
>> /* If the size matches this level, we're in the right place */
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