lists.openwall.net   lists  /  announce  owl-users  owl-dev  john-users  john-dev  passwdqc-users  yescrypt  popa3d-users  /  oss-security  kernel-hardening  musl  sabotage  tlsify  passwords  /  crypt-dev  xvendor  /  Bugtraq  Full-Disclosure  linux-kernel  linux-netdev  linux-ext4  linux-hardening  PHC 
Open Source and information security mailing list archives
 
Hash Suite: Windows password security audit tool. GUI, reports in PDF.
[<prev] [next>] [<thread-prev] [thread-next>] [day] [month] [year] [list]
Date:   Tue, 12 Jan 2021 17:50:19 +0100
From:   Halil Pasic <pasic@...ux.ibm.com>
To:     Tony Krowiak <akrowiak@...ux.ibm.com>
Cc:     linux-s390@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        kvm@...r.kernel.org, freude@...ux.ibm.com, borntraeger@...ibm.com,
        cohuck@...hat.com, mjrosato@...ux.ibm.com,
        alex.williamson@...hat.com, kwankhede@...dia.com,
        fiuczy@...ux.ibm.com, frankja@...ux.ibm.com, david@...hat.com,
        hca@...ux.ibm.com, gor@...ux.ibm.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH v13 10/15] s390/zcrypt: driver callback to indicate
 resource in use

On Tue, 22 Dec 2020 20:16:01 -0500
Tony Krowiak <akrowiak@...ux.ibm.com> wrote:

> Introduces a new driver callback to prevent a root user from unbinding
> an AP queue from its device driver if the queue is in use. The callback
> will be invoked whenever a change to the AP bus's sysfs apmask or aqmask
> attributes would result in one or more AP queues being removed from its
> driver. If the callback responds in the affirmative for any driver
> queried, the change to the apmask or aqmask will be rejected with a device
> busy error.
> 
> For this patch, only non-default drivers will be queried. Currently,
> there is only one non-default driver, the vfio_ap device driver. The
> vfio_ap device driver facilitates pass-through of an AP queue to a
> guest. The idea here is that a guest may be administered by a different
> sysadmin than the host and we don't want AP resources to unexpectedly
> disappear from a guest's AP configuration (i.e., adapters and domains
> assigned to the matrix mdev). This will enforce the proper procedure for
> removing AP resources intended for guest usage which is to
> first unassign them from the matrix mdev, then unbind them from the
> vfio_ap device driver.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Tony Krowiak <akrowiak@...ux.ibm.com>
> Reviewed-by: Harald Freudenberger <freude@...ux.ibm.com>

Reviewed-by: Halil Pasic <pasic@...ux.ibm.com>

Powered by blists - more mailing lists