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Subject[PATCH 4.9 38/76] powerpc/fsl: Flush the branch predictor at each kernel entry (32 bit)
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commit 7fef436295bf6c05effe682c8797dfcb0deb112a upstream.

In order to protect against speculation attacks on
indirect branches, the branch predictor is flushed at
kernel entry to protect for the following situations:
- userspace process attacking another userspace process
- userspace process attacking the kernel
Basically when the privillege level change (i.e.the kernel
is entered), the branch predictor state is flushed.

Signed-off-by: Diana Craciun <diana.craciun@nxp.com>
Signed-off-by: Michael Ellerman <mpe@ellerman.id.au>
Signed-off-by: Sasha Levin <sashal@kernel.org>
---
arch/powerpc/kernel/head_booke.h | 6 ++++++
arch/powerpc/kernel/head_fsl_booke.S | 15 +++++++++++++++
2 files changed, 21 insertions(+)

diff --git a/arch/powerpc/kernel/head_booke.h b/arch/powerpc/kernel/head_booke.h
index a620203f7de3..384bb4d80520 100644
--- a/arch/powerpc/kernel/head_booke.h
+++ b/arch/powerpc/kernel/head_booke.h
@@ -42,6 +42,9 @@
andi. r11, r11, MSR_PR; /* check whether user or kernel */\
mr r11, r1; \
beq 1f; \
+START_BTB_FLUSH_SECTION \
+ BTB_FLUSH(r11) \
+END_BTB_FLUSH_SECTION \
/* if from user, start at top of this thread's kernel stack */ \
lwz r11, THREAD_INFO-THREAD(r10); \
ALLOC_STACK_FRAME(r11, THREAD_SIZE); \
@@ -127,6 +130,9 @@
stw r9,_CCR(r8); /* save CR on stack */\
mfspr r11,exc_level_srr1; /* check whether user or kernel */\
DO_KVM BOOKE_INTERRUPT_##intno exc_level_srr1; \
+START_BTB_FLUSH_SECTION \
+ BTB_FLUSH(r10) \
+END_BTB_FLUSH_SECTION \
andi. r11,r11,MSR_PR; \
mfspr r11,SPRN_SPRG_THREAD; /* if from user, start at top of */\
lwz r11,THREAD_INFO-THREAD(r11); /* this thread's kernel stack */\
diff --git a/arch/powerpc/kernel/head_fsl_booke.S b/arch/powerpc/kernel/head_fsl_booke.S
index bf4c6021515f..60a0aeefc4a7 100644
--- a/arch/powerpc/kernel/head_fsl_booke.S
+++ b/arch/powerpc/kernel/head_fsl_booke.S
@@ -452,6 +452,13 @@ END_FTR_SECTION_IFSET(CPU_FTR_EMB_HV)
mfcr r13
stw r13, THREAD_NORMSAVE(3)(r10)
DO_KVM BOOKE_INTERRUPT_DTLB_MISS SPRN_SRR1
+START_BTB_FLUSH_SECTION
+ mfspr r11, SPRN_SRR1
+ andi. r10,r11,MSR_PR
+ beq 1f
+ BTB_FLUSH(r10)
+1:
+END_BTB_FLUSH_SECTION
mfspr r10, SPRN_DEAR /* Get faulting address */

/* If we are faulting a kernel address, we have to use the
@@ -546,6 +553,14 @@ END_FTR_SECTION_IFSET(CPU_FTR_EMB_HV)
mfcr r13
stw r13, THREAD_NORMSAVE(3)(r10)
DO_KVM BOOKE_INTERRUPT_ITLB_MISS SPRN_SRR1
+START_BTB_FLUSH_SECTION
+ mfspr r11, SPRN_SRR1
+ andi. r10,r11,MSR_PR
+ beq 1f
+ BTB_FLUSH(r10)
+1:
+END_BTB_FLUSH_SECTION
+
mfspr r10, SPRN_SRR0 /* Get faulting address */

/* If we are faulting a kernel address, we have to use the
--
2.19.1


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