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SubjectRe: [PATCH] KVM: nVMX: Consult only the "basic" exit reason when routing nested exit
On Thu, Feb 27, 2020 at 9:47 AM Sean Christopherson
<sean.j.christopherson@intel.com> wrote:
>
> Consult only the basic exit reason, i.e. bits 15:0 of vmcs.EXIT_REASON,
> when determining whether a nested VM-Exit should be reflected into L1 or
> handled by KVM in L0.
>
> For better or worse, the switch statement in nested_vmx_exit_reflected()
> currently defaults to "true", i.e. reflects any nested VM-Exit without
> dedicated logic. Because the case statements only contain the basic
> exit reason, any VM-Exit with modifier bits set will be reflected to L1,
> even if KVM intended to handle it in L0.
>
> Practically speaking, this only affects EXIT_REASON_MCE_DURING_VMENTRY,
> i.e. a #MC that occurs on nested VM-Enter would be incorrectly routed to
> L1, as "failed VM-Entry" is the only modifier that KVM can currently
> encounter. The SMM modifiers will never be generated as KVM doesn't
> support/employ a SMI Transfer Monitor. Ditto for "exit from enclave",
> as KVM doesn't yet support virtualizing SGX, i.e. it's impossible to
> enter an enclave in a KVM guest (L1 or L2).
>
> Fixes: 644d711aa0e1 ("KVM: nVMX: Deciding if L0 or L1 should handle an L2 exit")
> Cc: Jim Mattson <jmattson@google.com>
> Cc: Xiaoyao Li <xiaoyao.li@intel.com>
> Cc: stable@vger.kernel.org
> Signed-off-by: Sean Christopherson <sean.j.christopherson@intel.com>
> ---
> arch/x86/kvm/vmx/nested.c | 2 +-
> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
>
> diff --git a/arch/x86/kvm/vmx/nested.c b/arch/x86/kvm/vmx/nested.c
> index 0946122a8d3b..127065bbde2c 100644
> --- a/arch/x86/kvm/vmx/nested.c
> +++ b/arch/x86/kvm/vmx/nested.c
> @@ -5554,7 +5554,7 @@ bool nested_vmx_exit_reflected(struct kvm_vcpu *vcpu, u32 exit_reason)
> vmcs_read32(VM_EXIT_INTR_ERROR_CODE),
> KVM_ISA_VMX);
>
> - switch (exit_reason) {
> + switch ((u16)exit_reason) {
> case EXIT_REASON_EXCEPTION_NMI:
> if (is_nmi(intr_info))
> return false;
> --
> 2.24.1
>
Reviewed-by: Oliver Upton <oupton@google.com>

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