[PATCH v2 0/5] KVM/arm64: Enable PtrAuth on non-VHE KVM

Marc Zyngier maz at kernel.org
Mon Jun 22 04:06:38 EDT 2020

Not having PtrAuth on non-VHE KVM (for whatever reason VHE is not
enabled on a v8.3 system) has always looked like an oddity. This
trivial series remedies it, and allows a non-VHE KVM to offer PtrAuth
to its guests.

In the tradition of not having separate security between host-EL1 and
EL2, EL2 reuses the keys set up by host-EL1. It is likely that, should
we switch to a mode where EL2 is more distrusting of EL1, we'd have
private keys there.

The last two patches are respectively an optimization when
save/restoring the PtrAuth context, and a cleanup of the alternatives
used by that same save/restore code.

* From v1 [1]:
  - Move the hand-crafted literal load to using a mov_q macro (Andrew, Mark)
  - Added a cleanup of the alternatives on the save/restore path (Mark)

[1] https://lore.kernel.org/kvm/20200615081954.6233-1-maz@kernel.org/

Marc Zyngier (5):
  KVM: arm64: Enable Address Authentication at EL2 if available
  KVM: arm64: Allow ARM64_PTR_AUTH when ARM64_VHE=n
  KVM: arm64: Allow PtrAuth to be enabled from userspace on non-VHE
  KVM: arm64: Check HCR_EL2 instead of shadow copy to swap PtrAuth
  KVM: arm64: Simplify PtrAuth alternative patching

 arch/arm64/Kconfig                   |  4 +---
 arch/arm64/include/asm/kvm_ptrauth.h | 30 ++++++++++------------------
 arch/arm64/kvm/hyp-init.S            |  5 +++++
 arch/arm64/kvm/reset.c               | 21 ++++++++++---------
 4 files changed, 27 insertions(+), 33 deletions(-)


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