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SubjectRe: [PATCH 5.2 36/37] vhost: block speculation of translated descriptors
On Sun, Sep 15, 2019 at 12:34:57PM +0300, Thomas Backlund wrote:
> Den 14-09-2019 kl. 11:08, skrev Greg Kroah-Hartman:
> > On Sat, Sep 14, 2019 at 09:15:48AM +0200, Stefan Lippers-Hollmann wrote:
> > > Hi
> > >
> > > On 2019-09-14, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> > > > On Sat, Sep 14, 2019 at 02:54:11AM +0200, Stefan Lippers-Hollmann wrote:
> > > > > On 2019-09-13, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> > > > > > From: Michael S. Tsirkin <mst@redhat.com>
> > > > > >
> > > > > > commit a89db445fbd7f1f8457b03759aa7343fa530ef6b upstream.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > iovec addresses coming from vhost are assumed to be
> > > > > > pre-validated, but in fact can be speculated to a value
> > > > > > out of range.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Userspace address are later validated with array_index_nospec so we can
> > > > > > be sure kernel info does not leak through these addresses, but vhost
> > > > > > must also not leak userspace info outside the allowed memory table to
> > > > > > guests.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Following the defence in depth principle, make sure
> > > > > > the address is not validated out of node range.
> > > [...]
> > > > Do you have the same problem with Linus's tree right now?
> > >
> > > Actually, yes I do (I had not tested i386 for 5.3~ within the last ~2
> > > weeks, only amd64). Very similar kernel config, same compiler versions
> > > but built in a slightly different environment (built directly on the bare
> > > iron, in a amd64 multilib userspace, rather than a pure-i386 chroot on an
> > > amd64 kernel).
> > >
> > > $ git describe
> > > v5.3-rc8-36-ga7f89616b737
> > >
> > > $ LANG= make ARCH=x86 -j1 bzImage modules
> > > CALL scripts/checksyscalls.sh
> > > CALL scripts/atomic/check-atomics.sh
> > > CHK include/generated/compile.h
> > > CHK kernel/kheaders_data.tar.xz
> > > CC [M] drivers/vhost/vhost.o
> > > In file included from ./include/linux/export.h:45,
> > > from ./include/linux/linkage.h:7,
> > > from ./include/linux/kernel.h:8,
> > > from ./include/linux/list.h:9,
> > > from ./include/linux/wait.h:7,
> > > from ./include/linux/eventfd.h:13,
> > > from drivers/vhost/vhost.c:13:
> > > drivers/vhost/vhost.c: In function 'translate_desc':
> > > ./include/linux/compiler.h:350:38: error: call to '__compiletime_assert_2076' declared with attribute error: BUILD_BUG_ON failed: sizeof(_s) > sizeof(long)
> > > 350 | _compiletime_assert(condition, msg, __compiletime_assert_, __LINE__)
> > > | ^
> > > ./include/linux/compiler.h:331:4: note: in definition of macro '__compiletime_assert'
> > > 331 | prefix ## suffix(); \
> > > | ^~~~~~
> > > ./include/linux/compiler.h:350:2: note: in expansion of macro '_compiletime_assert'
> > > 350 | _compiletime_assert(condition, msg, __compiletime_assert_, __LINE__)
> > > | ^~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> > > ./include/linux/build_bug.h:39:37: note: in expansion of macro 'compiletime_assert'
> > > 39 | #define BUILD_BUG_ON_MSG(cond, msg) compiletime_assert(!(cond), msg)
> > > | ^~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> > > ./include/linux/build_bug.h:50:2: note: in expansion of macro 'BUILD_BUG_ON_MSG'
> > > 50 | BUILD_BUG_ON_MSG(condition, "BUILD_BUG_ON failed: " #condition)
> > > | ^~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> > > ./include/linux/nospec.h:56:2: note: in expansion of macro 'BUILD_BUG_ON'
> > > 56 | BUILD_BUG_ON(sizeof(_s) > sizeof(long)); \
> > > | ^~~~~~~~~~~~
> > > drivers/vhost/vhost.c:2076:5: note: in expansion of macro 'array_index_nospec'
> > > 2076 | array_index_nospec((unsigned long)(addr - node->start),
> > > | ^~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> > > make[2]: *** [scripts/Makefile.build:281: drivers/vhost/vhost.o] Error 1
> > > make[1]: *** [scripts/Makefile.build:497: drivers/vhost] Error 2
> > > make: *** [Makefile:1083: drivers] Error 2
> > >
> > > $ git revert a89db445fbd7f1f8457b03759aa7343fa530ef6b
> > >
> > > $ LANG= make ARCH=x86 -j16 bzImage modules
> > > CALL scripts/atomic/check-atomics.sh
> > > CALL scripts/checksyscalls.sh
> > > CHK include/generated/compile.h
> > > CHK kernel/kheaders_data.tar.xz
> > > Building modules, stage 2.
> > > Kernel: arch/x86/boot/bzImage is ready (#1)
> > > MODPOST 3464 modules
> > >
> > > $ echo $?
> > > 0
> > >
> > > $ find . -name vhost\\.ko
> > > ./drivers/vhost/vhost.ko
> > >
> > > I've attached the affected kernel config for v5.3~/ i386.
> >
> > Ok, good, we will be "bug compatible" at the very least now :)
> >
> > When this gets fixed in Linus's tree we can backport the fix here as
> > well. The number of users of that compiler version/configuration is
> > probably pretty low at the moment to want to hold off on this fix.
> >
>
> This is now reverted upstream:
>
> https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=0d4a3f2abbef73b9e5bb5f12213c275565473588

And now dropped from all of the stable branches.

thanks,

greg k-h

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