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Subject[PATCH v4 3/5] powerpc/perf: Add privileged access check for thread_imc
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From: Madhavan Srinivasan <maddy@linux.vnet.ibm.com>

Add code to restrict user access to thread_imc pmu since
some event report privilege level information.

Fixes: f74c89bd80fb3 ('powerpc/perf: Add thread IMC PMU support')
Signed-off-by: Madhavan Srinivasan <maddy@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
Signed-off-by: Anju T Sudhakar <anju@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
---
arch/powerpc/perf/imc-pmu.c | 3 +++
1 file changed, 3 insertions(+)

diff --git a/arch/powerpc/perf/imc-pmu.c b/arch/powerpc/perf/imc-pmu.c
index 51f1d3eaaa6d..7fe258e17dfe 100644
--- a/arch/powerpc/perf/imc-pmu.c
+++ b/arch/powerpc/perf/imc-pmu.c
@@ -859,6 +859,9 @@ static int thread_imc_event_init(struct perf_event *event)
if (event->attr.type != event->pmu->type)
return -ENOENT;

+ if (!capable(CAP_SYS_ADMIN))
+ return -EACCES;
+
/* Sampling not supported */
if (event->hw.sample_period)
return -EINVAL;
--
2.17.2
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