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SubjectRe: [PATCH] x86/mpx: pass 'mm' to kernel_managing_mpx_tables() in mpx_notify_unmap()
On 12/3/18 12:43 PM, Jarkko Sakkinen wrote:
> If mm is not the same as current->mm, mpx_notify_unmap() will yield
> invalid results and at worst will lead to a crash if it gets called by
> a kthread.

It's also worth noting that this does not fix any actual,
end-user-visible bug today. It really only prepares the code for the
case where it is called for a different mm than current->mm.

> --- a/arch/x86/mm/mpx.c
> +++ b/arch/x86/mm/mpx.c
> @@ -882,7 +882,7 @@ static int mpx_unmap_tables(struct mm_struct *mm,
> * necessary, and the 'vma' is the first vma in this range (start -> end).
> */
> void mpx_notify_unmap(struct mm_struct *mm, struct vm_area_struct *vma,
> - unsigned long start, unsigned long end)
> + unsigned long start, unsigned long end)
> {
> int ret;

Please leave superfluous whitespace changes out of these things.

But, otherwise, this looks fine.

> Fixes: 1de4fa14ee25 ("x86, mpx: Cleanup unused bound tables")

FWIW, I'm not sure you should be submitting this separately from your
SGX series. The deferred unmapping is really the thing that requires
the code to be changed.

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