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SubjectRe: [PATCH] arm64: armv8_deprecated: Fix undef_hook mask for thumb setend
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On 04/07/2020 10:27 AM, Catalin Marinas wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 06, 2020 at 04:16:05PM +0200, Fredrik Strupe wrote:
>> Use a full 32-bit mask to prevent accidental matchings of thumb32
>> instructions where the second half-word is equal to the thumb16 setend
>> encoding.
>>
>> This fixes the same problem as the following patch:
>>
>> https://lkml.org/lkml/2020/3/16/341
>
> This link is not guaranteed to be stable and the commit should have the
> full description rather than referring to another email.
>
>> but for setend emulation instead.
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Fredrik Strupe <fredrik@strupe.net>
>
> It also needs Fixes: and Cc: stable tags.
>
>> ---
>> arch/arm64/kernel/armv8_deprecated.c | 2 +-
>> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
>>
>> diff --git a/arch/arm64/kernel/armv8_deprecated.c b/arch/arm64/kernel/armv8_deprecated.c
>> index 9d3442d62..8c06dfee0 100644
>> --- a/arch/arm64/kernel/armv8_deprecated.c
>> +++ b/arch/arm64/kernel/armv8_deprecated.c
>> @@ -609,7 +609,7 @@ static struct undef_hook setend_hooks[] = {
>> },
>> {
>> /* Thumb mode */
>> - .instr_mask = 0x0000fff7,
>> + .instr_mask = 0xfffffff7,
>> .instr_val = 0x0000b650,
>
> I can see how this could happen but it would be useful to provide a
> concrete example in the commit log.
>
> The instruction opcode built by call_undef_hook() first reads a u16 as a
> T16 instruction and the above should be fine. However, if this looks
> like a T32 opcode, it reads a subsequent u16 which becomes the lowest
> half-word and the above mask/val may inadvertently match it.
>

We also do a check on the pstate_val, along with the instr_val to
confirm the mode. So this should be fine as it is ?

Suzuki

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