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SubjectRe: [PATCH v4 4/4] efi: Fix handling of multiple efi_fake_mem= entries
On Mon, Jan 6, 2020 at 8:04 PM Dave Young <dyoung@redhat.com> wrote:
>
> On 01/06/20 at 04:40pm, Dan Williams wrote:
> > Dave noticed that when specifying multiple efi_fake_mem= entries only
> > the last entry was successfully being reflected in the efi memory map.
> > This is due to the fact that the efi_memmap_insert() is being called
> > multiple times, but on successive invocations the insertion should be
> > applied to the last new memmap rather than the original map at
> > efi_fake_memmap() entry.
> >
> > Rework efi_fake_memmap() to install the new memory map after each
> > efi_fake_mem= entry is parsed.
> >
> > This also fixes an issue in efi_fake_memmap() that caused it to litter
> > emtpy entries into the end of the efi memory map. An empty entry causes
> > efi_memmap_insert() to attempt more memmap splits / copies than
> > efi_memmap_split_count() accounted for when sizing the new map. When
> > that happens efi_memmap_insert() may overrun its allocation, and if you
> > are lucky will spill over to an unmapped page leading to crash
> > signature like the following rather than silent corruption:
> >
> > BUG: unable to handle page fault for address: ffffffffff281000
> > [..]
> > RIP: 0010:efi_memmap_insert+0x11d/0x191
> > [..]
> > Call Trace:
> > ? bgrt_init+0xbe/0xbe
> > ? efi_arch_mem_reserve+0x1cb/0x228
> > ? acpi_parse_bgrt+0xa/0xd
> > ? acpi_table_parse+0x86/0xb8
> > ? acpi_boot_init+0x494/0x4e3
> > ? acpi_parse_x2apic+0x87/0x87
> > ? setup_acpi_sci+0xa2/0xa2
> > ? setup_arch+0x8db/0x9e1
> > ? start_kernel+0x6a/0x547
> > ? secondary_startup_64+0xb6/0xc0
> >
> > Commit af1648984828 "x86/efi: Update e820 with reserved EFI boot
> > services data to fix kexec breakage" is listed in Fixes: since it
> > introduces more occurrences where efi_memmap_insert() is invoked after
> > an efi_fake_mem= configuration has been parsed. Previously the side
> > effects of vestigial empty entries were benign, but with commit
> > af1648984828 that follow-on efi_memmap_insert() invocation triggers
> > efi_memmap_insert() overruns.
> >
> > Fixes: 0f96a99dab36 ("efi: Add 'efi_fake_mem' boot option")
> > Fixes: af1648984828 ("x86/efi: Update e820 with reserved EFI boot services...")
>
> A nitpick for the Fixes flags, as I replied in the thread below:
> https://lore.kernel.org/linux-efi/CAPcyv4jLxqPaB22Ao9oV31Gm=b0+Phty+Uz33Snex4QchOUb0Q@mail.gmail.com/T/#m2bb2dd00f7715c9c19ccc48efef0fcd5fdb626e7
>
> I reproduced two other panics without the patches applied, so this issue
> is not caused by either of the commits, maybe just drop the Fixes.

Just the "Fixes: af1648984828", right? No objection from me. I'll let
Ingo say if he needs a resend for that.

The "Fixes: 0f96a99dab36" is valid because the original implementation
failed to handle the multiple argument case from the beginning.

>
> > Link: https://lore.kernel.org/r/20191231014630.GA24942@dhcp-128-65.nay.redhat.com
> > Reported-by: Dave Young <dyoung@redhat.com>
> > Cc: Taku Izumi <izumi.taku@jp.fujitsu.com>
> > Cc: Michael Weiser <michael@weiser.dinsnail.net>
> > Cc: Ard Biesheuvel <ard.biesheuvel@linaro.org>
> > Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
> > Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>
> > Signed-off-by: Dan Williams <dan.j.williams@intel.com>
> > ---
> > drivers/firmware/efi/fake_mem.c | 31 ++++++++++++++++---------------
> > drivers/firmware/efi/memmap.c | 2 +-
> > include/linux/efi.h | 2 ++
> > 3 files changed, 19 insertions(+), 16 deletions(-)
> >
> > diff --git a/drivers/firmware/efi/fake_mem.c b/drivers/firmware/efi/fake_mem.c
> > index a8d20568d532..6e0f34a38171 100644
> > --- a/drivers/firmware/efi/fake_mem.c
> > +++ b/drivers/firmware/efi/fake_mem.c
> > @@ -34,25 +34,16 @@ static int __init cmp_fake_mem(const void *x1, const void *x2)
> > return 0;
> > }
> >
> > -void __init efi_fake_memmap(void)
> > +static void __init efi_fake_range(struct efi_mem_range *efi_range)
> > {
> > struct efi_memory_map_data data = { 0 };
> > int new_nr_map = efi.memmap.nr_map;
> > efi_memory_desc_t *md;
> > void *new_memmap;
> > - int i;
> > -
> > - if (!efi_enabled(EFI_MEMMAP) || !nr_fake_mem)
> > - return;
> >
> > /* count up the number of EFI memory descriptor */
> > - for (i = 0; i < nr_fake_mem; i++) {
> > - for_each_efi_memory_desc(md) {
> > - struct range *r = &efi_fake_mems[i].range;
> > -
> > - new_nr_map += efi_memmap_split_count(md, r);
> > - }
> > - }
> > + for_each_efi_memory_desc(md)
> > + new_nr_map += efi_memmap_split_count(md, &efi_range->range);
>
> For this part, although I still have some concerns, but since I'm not
> 100% clear about it, maybe just leave it as you do, and see if it is
> good to Ard.

Absent a specific failure case I didn't see anything to change here.

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