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SubjectRe: [PATCH] KVM: x86: Take a u64 when checking for a valid dr7 value
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On 1/24/20 3:07 PM, Sean Christopherson wrote:
> Take a u64 instead of an unsigned long in kvm_dr7_valid() to fix a build
> warning on i386 due to right-shifting a 32-bit value by 32 when checking
> for bits being set in dr7[63:32].
>
> Alternatively, the warning could be resolved by rewriting the check to
> use an i386-friendly method, but taking a u64 fixes another oddity on
> 32-bit KVM. Beause KVM implements natural width VMCS fields as u64s to
> avoid layout issues between 32-bit and 64-bit, a devious guest can stuff
> vmcs12->guest_dr7 with a 64-bit value even when both the guest and host
> are 32-bit kernels. KVM eventually drops vmcs12->guest_dr7[63:32] when
> propagating vmcs12->guest_dr7 to vmcs02, but ideally KVM would not rely
> on that behavior for correctness.
>
> Cc: Jim Mattson <jmattson@google.com>
> Cc: Krish Sadhukhan <krish.sadhukhan@oracle.com>
> Fixes: ecb697d10f70 ("KVM: nVMX: Check GUEST_DR7 on vmentry of nested guests")
> Reported-by: Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@infradead.org>
> Signed-off-by: Sean Christopherson <sean.j.christopherson@intel.com>
> ---
> arch/x86/kvm/x86.h | 2 +-
> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
>
> diff --git a/arch/x86/kvm/x86.h b/arch/x86/kvm/x86.h
> index 2d2ff855773b..3624665acee4 100644
> --- a/arch/x86/kvm/x86.h
> +++ b/arch/x86/kvm/x86.h
> @@ -357,7 +357,7 @@ static inline bool kvm_pat_valid(u64 data)
> return (data | ((data & 0x0202020202020202ull) << 1)) == data;
> }
>
> -static inline bool kvm_dr7_valid(unsigned long data)
> +static inline bool kvm_dr7_valid(u64 data)
> {
> /* Bits [63:32] are reserved */
> return !(data >> 32);
Reviewed-by: Krish Sadhukhan <krish.sadhukhan@oracle.com>

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