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SubjectRe: [PATCH 05/27] kexec: Disable at runtime if the kernel is locked down
On Thu, Oct 19, 2017 at 03:51:09PM +0100, David Howells wrote:
> From: Matthew Garrett <matthew.garrett@nebula.com>
>
> kexec permits the loading and execution of arbitrary code in ring 0, which
> is something that lock-down is meant to prevent. It makes sense to disable
> kexec in this situation.
>
> This does not affect kexec_file_load() which can check for a signature on the
> image to be booted.
>
> Signed-off-by: Matthew Garrett <matthew.garrett@nebula.com>
> Signed-off-by: David Howells <dhowells@redhat.com>
> Acked-by: Dave Young <dyoung@redhat.com>

I have reviewed and tested this patch. Please feel free to add:

Reviewed-by: "Lee, Chun-Yi" <jlee@suse.com>

Thanks a lot!
Joey Lee

> cc: kexec@lists.infradead.org
> ---
>
> kernel/kexec.c | 7 +++++++
> 1 file changed, 7 insertions(+)
>
> diff --git a/kernel/kexec.c b/kernel/kexec.c
> index e62ec4dc6620..7dadfed9b676 100644
> --- a/kernel/kexec.c
> +++ b/kernel/kexec.c
> @@ -202,6 +202,13 @@ SYSCALL_DEFINE4(kexec_load, unsigned long, entry, unsigned long, nr_segments,
> return -EPERM;
>
> /*
> + * kexec can be used to circumvent module loading restrictions, so
> + * prevent loading in that case
> + */
> + if (kernel_is_locked_down("kexec of unsigned images"))
> + return -EPERM;
> +
> + /*
> * Verify we have a legal set of flags
> * This leaves us room for future extensions.
> */
>
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