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Date:   Sat, 13 Feb 2021 10:03:02 +0800
From:   Yang Weijiang <weijiang.yang@...el.com>
To:     Sean Christopherson <seanjc@...gle.com>
Cc:     Yang Weijiang <weijiang.yang@...el.com>, pbonzini@...hat.com,
        kvm@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] KVM: nVMX: Sync L2 guest CET states between L1/L2

On Thu, Feb 11, 2021 at 09:18:03AM -0800, Sean Christopherson wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 09, 2021, Yang Weijiang wrote:
> > When L2 guest status has been changed by L1 QEMU/KVM, sync the change back
> > to L2 guest before the later's next vm-entry. On the other hand, if it's
> > changed due to L2 guest, sync it back so as to let L1 guest see the change.
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Yang Weijiang <weijiang.yang@...el.com>
> > ---
> >  arch/x86/kvm/vmx/nested.c | 12 ++++++++++++
> >  1 file changed, 12 insertions(+)
> > 
> > diff --git a/arch/x86/kvm/vmx/nested.c b/arch/x86/kvm/vmx/nested.c
> > index 9728efd529a1..b9d8db8facea 100644
> > --- a/arch/x86/kvm/vmx/nested.c
> > +++ b/arch/x86/kvm/vmx/nested.c
> > @@ -2602,6 +2602,12 @@ static int prepare_vmcs02(struct kvm_vcpu *vcpu, struct vmcs12 *vmcs12,
> >  	/* Note: may modify VM_ENTRY/EXIT_CONTROLS and GUEST/HOST_IA32_EFER */
> >  	vmx_set_efer(vcpu, vcpu->arch.efer);
> >  
> > +	if (vmcs12->vm_entry_controls & VM_ENTRY_LOAD_CET_STATE) {
> > +		vmcs_writel(GUEST_SSP, vmcs12->guest_ssp);
> > +		vmcs_writel(GUEST_INTR_SSP_TABLE, vmcs12->guest_ssp_tbl);
> > +		vmcs_writel(GUEST_S_CET, vmcs12->guest_s_cet);
> > +	}
> > +
> 
> This is incomplete.  If VM_ENTRY_LOAD_CET_STATE is not set, then CET state needs
> to be propagated from vmcs01 to vmcs02.  See nested.vmcs01_debugctl and
> nested.vmcs01_guest_bndcfgs.
> 
> It's tempting to say that we should add machinery to simplify implementing new
> fields that are conditionally loading, e.g. define an array that specifies the
> field, its control, and its offset in vmcs12, then process the array at the
> appropriate time.  That might be overkill though...
>
Thanks Sean! I'll check the implementation of the two features.

> >  	/*
> >  	 * Guest state is invalid and unrestricted guest is disabled,
> >  	 * which means L1 attempted VMEntry to L2 with invalid state.
> > @@ -4152,6 +4158,12 @@ static void sync_vmcs02_to_vmcs12(struct kvm_vcpu *vcpu, struct vmcs12 *vmcs12)
> >  
> >  	if (vmcs12->vm_exit_controls & VM_EXIT_SAVE_IA32_EFER)
> >  		vmcs12->guest_ia32_efer = vcpu->arch.efer;
> > +
> > +	if (vmcs12->vm_entry_controls & VM_ENTRY_LOAD_CET_STATE) {
> 
> This is wrong, guest state is saved on VM-Exit if the control is _supported_,
> it doesn't have to be enabled.
> 
>   If the processor supports the 1-setting of the “load CET” VM-entry control,
>   the contents of the IA32_S_CET and IA32_INTERRUPT_SSP_TABLE_ADDR MSRs are
>   saved into the corresponding fields. On processors that do not support Intel
>   64 architecture, bits 63:32 of these MSRs are not saved.
> 
> And I'm pretty sure we should define these fields as a so called "rare" fields,
> i.e. add 'em to the case statement in is_vmcs12_ext_field() and process them in
> sync_vmcs02_to_vmcs12_rare().  CET isn't easily emulated, so they should almost
> never be read/written by a VMM, and thus aren't with synchronizing to vmcs12 on
> every exit.
Sure, will modifiy the patch accordingly.
> 
> > +		vmcs12->guest_ssp = vmcs_readl(GUEST_SSP);
> > +		vmcs12->guest_ssp_tbl = vmcs_readl(GUEST_INTR_SSP_TABLE);
> > +		vmcs12->guest_s_cet = vmcs_readl(GUEST_S_CET);
> > +	}
> >  }
> >  
> >  /*
> > -- 
> > 2.26.2
> > 

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