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SubjectRe: [PATCH 4.19 095/103] bpf: prevent out of bounds speculation on pointer arithmetic
On Fri, Feb 01, 2019 at 03:08:52PM +0100, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 01, 2019 at 03:00:18PM +0100, Jann Horn wrote:
> > On Tue, Jan 29, 2019 at 12:47 PM Greg Kroah-Hartman
> > <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org> wrote:
> > > 4.19-stable review patch. If anyone has any objections, please let me know.
> > >
> > > ------------------
> > >
> > > [ commit 979d63d50c0c0f7bc537bf821e056cc9fe5abd38 upstream ]
> > >
> > > Jann reported that the original commit back in b2157399cc98
> > > ("bpf: prevent out-of-bounds speculation") was not sufficient
> > > to stop CPU from speculating out of bounds memory access:
> > > While b2157399cc98 only focussed on masking array map access
> > > for unprivileged users for tail calls and data access such
> > > that the user provided index gets sanitized from BPF program
> > > and syscall side, there is still a more generic form affected
> > > from BPF programs that applies to most maps that hold user
> > > data in relation to dynamic map access when dealing with
> > > unknown scalars or "slow" known scalars as access offset, for
> > > example:
> >
> > Is this also going into 4.14 and 4.9? I don't see anything related in
> > the stable queue or in stable-rc.
>
> Ah, the original submitter did not send backported patches, but you are
> right, it should go further back. I'll see how hard it would be to do
> the backport, thanks for letting me know.

Ok, no, there's no way I can do this backport. It didn't apply cleanly,
and trying to take the patches prior to this resulted in a huge mess.

So, it would be wonderful if someone who knows the bpf code stack could
do this and send it in.

thanks,

greg k-h

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