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Date:	Mon, 08 Sep 2014 10:12:27 +0200
From:	Daniel Borkmann <dborkman@...hat.com>
To:	Heiko Carstens <heiko.carstens@...ibm.com>
CC:	davem@...emloft.net, ast@...mgrid.com, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
	Eric Dumazet <edumazet@...gle.com>,
	Martin Schwidefsky <schwidefsky@...ibm.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next 1/3] net: bpf: consolidate JIT binary allocator

On 09/08/2014 08:17 AM, Heiko Carstens wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 06, 2014 at 11:42:45AM +0200, Daniel Borkmann wrote:
>> Introduced in commit 314beb9bcabf ("x86: bpf_jit_comp: secure bpf jit
>> against spraying attacks") and later on replicated in aa2d2c73c21f
>> ("s390/bpf,jit: address randomize and write protect jit code") for
>> s390 architecture, write protection for BPF JIT images got added and
>> a random start address of the JIT code, so that it's not on a page
>> boundary anymore.
>>
>> Since both use a very similar allocator for the BPF binary header,
>> we can consolidate this code into the BPF core as it's mostly JIT
>> independant anyway.
>>
>> This will also allow for future archs that support DEBUG_SET_MODULE_RONX
>> to just reuse instead of reimplementing it.
>>
>> While reviewing the code, I think on s390, the alignment masking
>> seems not to be correct in it's current form, that is, we make sure
>> the first instruction starts at an even address as stated by commit
>> aa2d2c73c21f but masks the start with '& -2' while 2 byte-alignment
>> should rather be '& ~1'.
>>
>> JIT tested on x86_64 and s390x with BPF test suite.
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Daniel Borkmann <dborkman@...hat.com>
>> Acked-by: Alexei Starovoitov <ast@...mgrid.com>
>> Cc: Eric Dumazet <edumazet@...gle.com>
>> Cc: Heiko Carstens <heiko.carstens@...ibm.com>
>> Cc: Martin Schwidefsky <schwidefsky@...ibm.com>
>> ---
>>   arch/s390/net/bpf_jit_comp.c | 45 ++++++++-------------------------------
>>   arch/x86/net/bpf_jit_comp.c  | 50 ++++++++++----------------------------------
>>   include/linux/filter.h       | 13 ++++++++++++
>>   kernel/bpf/core.c            | 39 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>>   4 files changed, 72 insertions(+), 75 deletions(-)
>
> Looks good to me (except for the comment about s390 ;).

Yes, sorry for that. I guess I had too much coffee. :) I have already
updated the commit message and resent the set.

> Acked-by: Heiko Carstens <heiko.carstens@...ibm.com>

Thanks a lot,
Daniel
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