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Subject[PATCH v4 05/10] x86-64: Map the HPET NX
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Currently the HPET mapping is a user-accessible syscall instruction
at a fixed address some of the time. A sufficiently determined
hacker might be able to guess when.

Signed-off-by: Andy Lutomirski <luto@mit.edu>
---
arch/x86/include/asm/pgtable_types.h | 4 ++--
arch/x86/kernel/hpet.c | 2 +-
2 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
diff --git a/arch/x86/include/asm/pgtable_types.h b/arch/x86/include/asm/pgtable_types.h
index 6a29aed6..013286a 100644
--- a/arch/x86/include/asm/pgtable_types.h
+++ b/arch/x86/include/asm/pgtable_types.h
@@ -107,8 +107,8 @@
#define __PAGE_KERNEL_NOCACHE (__PAGE_KERNEL | _PAGE_PCD | _PAGE_PWT)
#define __PAGE_KERNEL_UC_MINUS (__PAGE_KERNEL | _PAGE_PCD)
#define __PAGE_KERNEL_VSYSCALL (__PAGE_KERNEL_RX | _PAGE_USER)
-#define __PAGE_KERNEL_VSYSCALL_NOCACHE (__PAGE_KERNEL_VSYSCALL | _PAGE_PCD | _PAGE_PWT)
#define __PAGE_KERNEL_VVAR (__PAGE_KERNEL_RO | _PAGE_USER)
+#define __PAGE_KERNEL_VVAR_NOCACHE (__PAGE_KERNEL_VVAR | _PAGE_PCD | _PAGE_PWT)
#define __PAGE_KERNEL_LARGE (__PAGE_KERNEL | _PAGE_PSE)
#define __PAGE_KERNEL_LARGE_NOCACHE (__PAGE_KERNEL | _PAGE_CACHE_UC | _PAGE_PSE)
#define __PAGE_KERNEL_LARGE_EXEC (__PAGE_KERNEL_EXEC | _PAGE_PSE)
@@ -130,8 +130,8 @@
#define PAGE_KERNEL_LARGE_NOCACHE __pgprot(__PAGE_KERNEL_LARGE_NOCACHE)
#define PAGE_KERNEL_LARGE_EXEC __pgprot(__PAGE_KERNEL_LARGE_EXEC)
#define PAGE_KERNEL_VSYSCALL __pgprot(__PAGE_KERNEL_VSYSCALL)
-#define PAGE_KERNEL_VSYSCALL_NOCACHE __pgprot(__PAGE_KERNEL_VSYSCALL_NOCACHE)
#define PAGE_KERNEL_VVAR __pgprot(__PAGE_KERNEL_VVAR)
+#define PAGE_KERNEL_VVAR_NOCACHE __pgprot(__PAGE_KERNEL_VVAR_NOCACHE)

#define PAGE_KERNEL_IO __pgprot(__PAGE_KERNEL_IO)
#define PAGE_KERNEL_IO_NOCACHE __pgprot(__PAGE_KERNEL_IO_NOCACHE)
diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/hpet.c b/arch/x86/kernel/hpet.c
index 6781765..e9f5605 100644
--- a/arch/x86/kernel/hpet.c
+++ b/arch/x86/kernel/hpet.c
@@ -71,7 +71,7 @@ static inline void hpet_set_mapping(void)
{
hpet_virt_address = ioremap_nocache(hpet_address, HPET_MMAP_SIZE);
#ifdef CONFIG_X86_64
- __set_fixmap(VSYSCALL_HPET, hpet_address, PAGE_KERNEL_VSYSCALL_NOCACHE);
+ __set_fixmap(VSYSCALL_HPET, hpet_address, PAGE_KERNEL_VVAR_NOCACHE);
#endif
}

--
1.7.5.1


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