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SubjectRe: [PATCH 3/4] KASLR: Handle memory limit specified by memmap and mem option
On 04/19/17 at 08:50am, Baoquan He wrote:
> On 04/18/17 at 01:36pm, Kees Cook wrote:
> > On Mon, Apr 17, 2017 at 6:34 AM, Baoquan He <bhe@redhat.com> wrote:
> > > @@ -432,7 +455,8 @@ static void process_e820_entry(struct e820entry *entry,
> > > {
> > > struct mem_vector region, overlap;
> > > struct slot_area slot_area;
> > > - unsigned long start_orig;
> > > + unsigned long start_orig, end;
> > > + struct e820entry cur_entry;
> > >
> > > /* Skip non-RAM entries. */
> > > if (entry->type != E820_RAM)
> > > @@ -446,8 +470,15 @@ static void process_e820_entry(struct e820entry *entry,
> > > if (entry->addr + entry->size < minimum)
> > > return;
> > >
> > > - region.start = entry->addr;
> > > - region.size = entry->size;
> > > + /* Ignore entries above memory limit */
> > > + end = min(entry->size + entry->addr - 1, mem_limit);
> > > + if (entry->addr >= end)
> > > + return;
> > > + cur_entry.addr = entry->addr;
> > > + cur_entry.size = end - entry->addr + 1;
> > > +
> > > + region.start = cur_entry.addr;
> > > + region.size = cur_entry.size;
> >
> > I find the manipulation of entry->addr +/- 1 confusing; it should just
> > be mem_limit that is adjusted:
> >
> > end = min(entry->size + entry->addr, mem_limit + 1);
>
> Oh, it should be like that. E.g if specify mem=4096M, it means available
^not
> memory region are 0~4096M-1, or [0, 4096M). Here mem_limit = 4096M.
> Adding 1 could make it wrong.
>
> >
> > And maybe to avoid mem_limit being giant by default, maybe have "0" be special?
> >
> > cur_entry.addr = entry->addr;
> > if (mem_limit) {
> > unsigned long end = min(entry->size + entry->addr, mem_limit + 1);
> > if (entry->addr > end)
> > return;
> > cur_entry.size = end - entry->addr;
> > } else {
> > cur_entry.size = entry->size;
> > }
> >
> > or something... and maybe move the whole thing earlier so other tests
> > that examine entry->size are checked with the new adjusted value.
>
> Sorry, forget replying to this comment. I am fine with moving it
> earlier. In fact I put it here because there are many non-RAM e820
> entries below 4G, like ACPI, for them we even don't need check limit
> by the help of below check filtering. Maybe move it after below check?
>
> /* Skip non-RAM entries. */
> if (entry->type != E820_RAM)
> return;
>
> >
> > -Kees
> >
> > >
> > > /* Give up if slot area array is full. */
> > > while (slot_area_index < MAX_SLOT_AREA) {
> > > @@ -461,7 +492,7 @@ static void process_e820_entry(struct e820entry *entry,
> > > region.start = ALIGN(region.start, CONFIG_PHYSICAL_ALIGN);
> > >
> > > /* Did we raise the address above this e820 region? */
> > > - if (region.start > entry->addr + entry->size)
> > > + if (region.start > cur_entry.addr + cur_entry.size)
> > > return;
> > >
> > > /* Reduce size by any delta from the original address. */
> > > --
> > > 2.5.5
> > >
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> > Kees Cook
> > Pixel Security

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