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Date:   Wed, 3 Apr 2019 21:33:20 -0400
From:   Steven Rostedt <rostedt@...dmis.org>
To:     Matthew Garrett <matthewgarrett@...gle.com>
Cc:     jmorris@...ei.org, linux-security-module@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, dhowells@...hat.com,
        linux-api@...r.kernel.org, luto@...nel.org,
        Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>,
        Matthew Garrett <mjg59@...gle.com>,
        Ingo Molnar <mingo@...nel.org>,
        "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@...or.com>, x86@...nel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH V32 19/27] x86/mmiotrace: Lock down the testmmiotrace
 module

On Wed,  3 Apr 2019 17:32:41 -0700
Matthew Garrett <matthewgarrett@...gle.com> wrote:

> From: David Howells <dhowells@...hat.com>
> 
> The testmmiotrace module shouldn't be permitted when the kernel is locked
> down as it can be used to arbitrarily read and write MMIO space. This is
> a runtime check rather than buildtime in order to allow configurations
> where the same kernel may be run in both locked down or permissive modes
> depending on local policy.
> 
> Suggested-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>
> Signed-off-by: David Howells <dhowells@...hat.com
> Signed-off-by: Matthew Garrett <mjg59@...gle.com>
> cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>
> cc: Steven Rostedt <rostedt@...dmis.org>

Acked-by: Steven Rostedt (VMware) <rostedt@...dmis.org>

-- Steve

> cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@...nel.org>
> cc: "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@...or.com>
> cc: x86@...nel.org
> ---
>  arch/x86/mm/testmmiotrace.c | 3 +++
>  1 file changed, 3 insertions(+)
> 
> diff --git a/arch/x86/mm/testmmiotrace.c b/arch/x86/mm/testmmiotrace.c
> index f6ae6830b341..9e8ad665f354 100644
> --- a/arch/x86/mm/testmmiotrace.c
> +++ b/arch/x86/mm/testmmiotrace.c
> @@ -115,6 +115,9 @@ static int __init init(void)
>  {
>  	unsigned long size = (read_far) ? (8 << 20) : (16 << 10);
>  
> +	if (kernel_is_locked_down("MMIO trace testing", LOCKDOWN_INTEGRITY))
> +		return -EPERM;
> +
>  	if (mmio_address == 0) {
>  		pr_err("you have to use the module argument mmio_address.\n");
>  		pr_err("DO NOT LOAD THIS MODULE UNLESS YOU REALLY KNOW WHAT YOU ARE DOING!\n");

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