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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3 10/31] befs: Define usercopy region in befs_inode_cache slab cache
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On 09/20/2017 09:45 PM, Kees Cook wrote:
> From: David Windsor <dave@nullcore.net>
>
> befs symlink pathnames, stored in struct befs_inode_info.i_data.symlink
> and therefore contained in the befs_inode_cache slab cache, need to be
> copied to/from userspace.
>
> cache object allocation:
> fs/befs/linuxvfs.c:
> befs_alloc_inode(...):
> ...
> bi = kmem_cache_alloc(befs_inode_cachep, GFP_KERNEL);
> ...
> return &bi->vfs_inode;
>
> befs_iget(...):
> ...
> strlcpy(befs_ino->i_data.symlink, raw_inode->data.symlink,
> BEFS_SYMLINK_LEN);
> ...
> inode->i_link = befs_ino->i_data.symlink;
>
> example usage trace:
> readlink_copy+0x43/0x70
> vfs_readlink+0x62/0x110
> SyS_readlinkat+0x100/0x130
>
> fs/namei.c:
> readlink_copy(..., link):
> ...
> copy_to_user(..., link, len);
>
> (inlined in vfs_readlink)
> generic_readlink(dentry, ...):
> struct inode *inode = d_inode(dentry);
> const char *link = inode->i_link;
> ...
> readlink_copy(..., link);
>
> In support of usercopy hardening, this patch defines a region in the
> befs_inode_cache slab cache in which userspace copy operations are
> allowed.
>
> This region is known as the slab cache's usercopy region. Slab caches can
> now check that each copy operation involving cache-managed memory falls
> entirely within the slab's usercopy region.
>
> This patch is modified from Brad Spengler/PaX Team's PAX_USERCOPY
> whitelisting code in the last public patch of grsecurity/PaX based on my
> understanding of the code. Changes or omissions from the original code are
> mine and don't reflect the original grsecurity/PaX code.
>
> Signed-off-by: David Windsor <dave@nullcore.net>
> [kees: adjust commit log, provide usage trace]
> Cc: Luis de Bethencourt <luisbg@kernel.org>
> Cc: Salah Triki <salah.triki@gmail.com>
> Signed-off-by: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>
> Acked-by: Luis de Bethencourt <luisbg@kernel.org>
> ---
> fs/befs/linuxvfs.c | 14 +++++++++-----
> 1 file changed, 9 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/fs/befs/linuxvfs.c b/fs/befs/linuxvfs.c
> index a92355cc453b..e5dcd26003dc 100644
> --- a/fs/befs/linuxvfs.c
> +++ b/fs/befs/linuxvfs.c
> @@ -444,11 +444,15 @@ static struct inode *befs_iget(struct super_block *sb, unsigned long ino)
> static int __init
> befs_init_inodecache(void)
> {
> - befs_inode_cachep = kmem_cache_create("befs_inode_cache",
> - sizeof (struct befs_inode_info),
> - 0, (SLAB_RECLAIM_ACCOUNT|
> - SLAB_MEM_SPREAD|SLAB_ACCOUNT),
> - init_once);
> + befs_inode_cachep = kmem_cache_create_usercopy("befs_inode_cache",
> + sizeof(struct befs_inode_info), 0,
> + (SLAB_RECLAIM_ACCOUNT|SLAB_MEM_SPREAD|
> + SLAB_ACCOUNT),
> + offsetof(struct befs_inode_info,
> + i_data.symlink),
> + sizeof_field(struct befs_inode_info,
> + i_data.symlink),
> + init_once);
> if (befs_inode_cachep == NULL)
> return -ENOMEM;
>
>

No changes in the befs patch in v3. It goes without saying I continue to
Ack this.

Thanks Kees and David,
Luis

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