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    SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 1/10] KVM: MMU: fix writable sync sp mapping


    Xiao Guangrong wrote:

    >
    > - /*
    > - * Optimization: for pte sync, if spte was writable the hash
    > - * lookup is unnecessary (and expensive). Write protection
    > - * is responsibility of mmu_get_page / kvm_sync_page.
    > - * Same reasoning can be applied to dirty page accounting.
    > - */
    > - if (!can_unsync && is_writable_pte(*sptep))
    > - goto set_pte;
    > -

    Sorry, this optimization not broken anything, just my mistake, please review
    this.

    Subject: [PATCH v2 1/10] KVM: MMU: fix writable sync sp mapping

    While we sync the unsync sp, we may mapping the spte writable, it's
    dangerous, if one unsync sp's mapping gfn is another unsync page's gfn.

    For example:
    have two unsync pages SP1, SP2 and:

    SP1.pte[0] = P
    SP2.gfn's pfn = P
    [SP1.pte[0] = SP2.gfn's pfn]

    First, we unsync SP2, it will write protect for SP2.gfn since
    SP1.pte[0] is mapping to this page, it will mark read only.

    Then, we unsync SP1, SP1.pte[0] may mark to writable.

    Now, we will write SP2.gfn by SP1.pte[0] mapping

    This bug will corrupt guest's page table, fixed by mark read-only mapping
    if the mapped gfn has shadow page

    Signed-off-by: Xiao Guangrong <xiaoguangrong@cn.fujitsu.com>
    ---
    arch/x86/kvm/mmu.c | 5 ++++-
    1 files changed, 4 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)

    diff --git a/arch/x86/kvm/mmu.c b/arch/x86/kvm/mmu.c
    index 045a0f9..24290f8 100644
    --- a/arch/x86/kvm/mmu.c
    +++ b/arch/x86/kvm/mmu.c
    @@ -1810,11 +1810,14 @@ static int mmu_need_write_protect(struct kvm_vcpu *vcpu, gfn_t gfn,
    bool need_unsync = false;

    for_each_gfn_indirect_valid_sp(vcpu->kvm, s, gfn, node) {
    + if (!can_unsync)
    + return 1;
    +
    if (s->role.level != PT_PAGE_TABLE_LEVEL)
    return 1;

    if (!need_unsync && !s->unsync) {
    - if (!can_unsync || !oos_shadow)
    + if (!oos_shadow)
    return 1;
    need_unsync = true;
    }
    --
    1.6.1.2


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