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SubjectRe: [PATCH v5 4/5] arm64/kvm: add a userspace option to enable pointer authentication
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On 28/01/2019 06:58, Amit Daniel Kachhap wrote:
> This feature will allow the KVM guest to allow the handling of
> pointer authentication instructions or to treat them as undefined
> if not set. It uses the existing vcpu API KVM_ARM_VCPU_INIT to
> supply this parameter instead of creating a new API.
>
> A new register is not created to pass this parameter via
> SET/GET_ONE_REG interface as just a flag (KVM_ARM_VCPU_PTRAUTH)
> supplied is enough to enable this feature.

[...]

> diff --git a/arch/arm/include/asm/kvm_host.h b/arch/arm/include/asm/kvm_host.h
> index b200c14..b6950df 100644
> --- a/arch/arm/include/asm/kvm_host.h
> +++ b/arch/arm/include/asm/kvm_host.h
> @@ -346,6 +346,10 @@ static inline int kvm_arm_have_ssbd(void)
> static inline void kvm_vcpu_load_sysregs(struct kvm_vcpu *vcpu) {}
> static inline void kvm_vcpu_put_sysregs(struct kvm_vcpu *vcpu) {}
> static inline void kvm_arm_vcpu_ptrauth_reset(struct kvm_vcpu *vcpu) {}
> +static inline bool kvm_arm_vcpu_ptrauth_allowed(struct kvm_vcpu *vcpu)
> +{
> + return false;
> +}

It seems like this is only ever called from arm64 code, so do we need an
arch/arm/ definition?

> +/**
> + * kvm_arm_vcpu_ptrauth_allowed - checks if ptrauth feature is present in vcpu
> + *
> + * @vcpu: The VCPU pointer
> + *
> + * This function will be used to enable/disable ptrauth in guest as configured
> + * by the KVM userspace API.
> + */
> +bool kvm_arm_vcpu_ptrauth_allowed(struct kvm_vcpu *vcpu)
> +{
> + return test_bit(KVM_ARM_VCPU_PTRAUTH, vcpu->arch.features);
> +}

I'm not sure, but should there also be something like

if (test_bit(KVM_ARM_VCPU_PTRAUTH, vcpu->arch.features) &&
!kvm_supports_ptrauth())
return -EINVAL;

in kvm_reset_vcpu?

Thanks,
Kristina

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