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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH v2 4/4] x86/vdso: Add __vdso_sgx_enter_enclave() to wrap SGX enclave transitions
On Fri, Dec 7, 2018 at 8:51 AM Sean Christopherson
<sean.j.christopherson@intel.com> wrote:
>
> +Cc: linux-sgx, Haitao, Greg and Jethro
>
> My apologies for neglecting to cc the SGX folks, original thread is here:
>
> https://lkml.kernel.org/r/20181206221922.31012-1-sean.j.christopherson@intel.com
>
> On Thu, Dec 06, 2018 at 02:50:01PM -0800, Andy Lutomirski wrote:
> > On Thu, Dec 6, 2018 at 2:19 PM Sean Christopherson
> > <sean.j.christopherson@intel.com> wrote:
> > >
> > +
> > > + /*
> > > + * Invoke the caller's exit handler if one was provided. The return
> > > + * value tells us whether to re-enter the enclave (EENTER or ERESUME)
> > > + * or to return (EEXIT).
> > > + */
> > > + if (exit_handler) {
> > > + leaf = exit_handler(exit_info, tcs, priv);
> > > + if (leaf == SGX_EENTER || leaf == SGX_ERESUME)
> > > + goto enter_enclave;
> > > + if (leaf == SGX_EEXIT)
> > > + return 0;
> > > + return -EINVAL;
> > > + } else if (leaf != SGX_EEXIT) {
> > > + return -EFAULT;
> > > + }
> >
> > This still seems overcomplicated to me. How about letting the
> > requested leaf (EENTER or ERESUME) be a parameter to the function and
> > then just returning here? As it stands, you're requiring any ERESUME
> > that gets issued (other than the implicit ones) to be issued in the
> > same call stack, which is very awkward if you're doing something like
> > forwarding the fault to a different task over a socket and then
> > waiting in epoll_wait() or similar before resuming the enclave.
>
> Ah, yeah, wasn't thinking about usage models where the enclave could
> get passed off to a different thread.
>
> What about supporting both, i.e. keep the exit handler but make it 100%
> optional? And simplify the exit_handler to effectively return a boolean,
> i.e. "exit or continue".
>
> Something like this:
>
> notrace long __vdso_sgx_enter_enclave(u32 op, void *tcs, void *priv,
> struct sgx_enclave_exit_info *exit_info,
> sgx_enclave_exit_handler *exit_handler)
> {
> u64 rdi, rsi, rdx;
> u32 leaf;
> long ret;
>
> if (!tcs || !exit_info)
> return -EINVAL;
>
> enter_enclave:
> if (op != SGX_EENTER && op != SGX_ERESUME)
> return -EINVAL;
>
> <same core code>
>
> /*
> * Invoke the caller's exit handler if one was provided. The return
> * value tells us whether to re-enter the enclave (EENTER or ERESUME)
> * or to return (EEXIT).
> */
> if (exit_handler) {
> if (exit_handler(exit_info, tcs, priv)) {
> op = exit_info->leaf;
> goto enter_enclave;
> }
> }
>
> if (exit_info->leaf == SGX_EEXIT)
> return -EFAULT;
>
> return 0;
> }
>
>
> I like that the exit handler allows userspace to trap/panic with the full
> call stack in place, and in a dedicated path, i.e. outside of the basic
> enter/exit code. An exit handler probably doesn't fundamentally change
> what userspace can do with respect to debugging/reporting, but I think
> it would actually simplify some userspace implementations, e.g. I'd use
> it in my tests like so:
>
> long fault_handler(struct sgx_enclave_exit_info *exit_info, void *tcs, void *priv)
> {
> if (exit_info->leaf == SGX_EEXIT)
> return 0;
>
> <report exception and die/hang>
> }
>

Hmm. That't not totally silly, although you could accomplish almost
the same thing by wrapping the vDSO helper in another function.

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