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SubjectRe: [PATCH 5.0 30/46] x86/boot/compressed/64: Do not read legacy ROM on EFI system
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On March 8, 2019 4:50:03 AM PST, Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org> wrote:
>5.0-stable review patch. If anyone has any objections, please let me
>know.
>
>------------------
>
>From: Kirill A. Shutemov <kirill.shutemov@linux.intel.com>
>
>commit 6f913de3231e1d70a871135b38219da7810df218 upstream.
>
>EFI systems do not necessarily provide a legacy ROM. If the ROM is
>missing
>the memory is not mapped at all.
>
>Trying to dereference values in the legacy ROM area leads to a crash on
>Macbook Pro.
>
>Only look for values in the legacy ROM area for non-EFI system.
>
>Fixes: 3548e131ec6a ("x86/boot/compressed/64: Find a place for 32-bit
>trampoline")
>Reported-by: Pitam Mitra <pitamm@gmail.com>
>Signed-off-by: Kirill A. Shutemov <kirill.shutemov@linux.intel.com>
>Signed-off-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
>Tested-by: Bockjoo Kim <bockjoo@phys.ufl.edu>
>Cc: bp@alien8.de
>Cc: hpa@zytor.com
>Cc: stable@vger.kernel.org
>Link:
>https://lkml.kernel.org/r/20190219075224.35058-1-kirill.shutemov@linux.intel.com
>Bugzilla: https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=202351
>Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
>
>---
> arch/x86/boot/compressed/pgtable_64.c | 19 ++++++++++++++++---
> 1 file changed, 16 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
>
>--- a/arch/x86/boot/compressed/pgtable_64.c
>+++ b/arch/x86/boot/compressed/pgtable_64.c
>@@ -1,5 +1,7 @@
>+#include <linux/efi.h>
> #include <asm/e820/types.h>
> #include <asm/processor.h>
>+#include <asm/efi.h>
> #include "pgtable.h"
> #include "../string.h"
>
>@@ -37,9 +39,10 @@ int cmdline_find_option_bool(const char
>
> static unsigned long find_trampoline_placement(void)
> {
>- unsigned long bios_start, ebda_start;
>+ unsigned long bios_start = 0, ebda_start = 0;
> unsigned long trampoline_start;
> struct boot_e820_entry *entry;
>+ char *signature;
> int i;
>
> /*
>@@ -47,8 +50,18 @@ static unsigned long find_trampoline_pla
> * This code is based on reserve_bios_regions().
> */
>
>- ebda_start = *(unsigned short *)0x40e << 4;
>- bios_start = *(unsigned short *)0x413 << 10;
>+ /*
>+ * EFI systems may not provide legacy ROM. The memory may not be
>mapped
>+ * at all.
>+ *
>+ * Only look for values in the legacy ROM for non-EFI system.
>+ */
>+ signature = (char *)&boot_params->efi_info.efi_loader_signature;
>+ if (strncmp(signature, EFI32_LOADER_SIGNATURE, 4) &&
>+ strncmp(signature, EFI64_LOADER_SIGNATURE, 4)) {
>+ ebda_start = *(unsigned short *)0x40e << 4;
>+ bios_start = *(unsigned short *)0x413 << 10;
>+ }
>
> if (bios_start < BIOS_START_MIN || bios_start > BIOS_START_MAX)
> bios_start = BIOS_START_MAX;

Only one objection: the explanation is nonsensical.
--
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