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Date:   Wed, 26 Aug 2020 11:26:11 +0200
From:   Toke Høiland-Jørgensen <>
To:     Udip Pant <>, Udip Pant <>,
        Alexei Starovoitov <>,
        Martin KaFai Lau <>,
        Song Liu <>, Yonghong Song <>,
        Andrii Nakryiko <>,
        "David S . Miller" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH bpf-next v3 0/4] bpf: verifier: use target program's
 type for access verifications

Udip Pant <> writes:

> This patch series adds changes in verifier to make decisions such as granting
> of read / write access or enforcement of return code status based on
> the program type of the target program while using dynamic program
> extension (of type BPF_PROG_TYPE_EXT).
> The BPF_PROG_TYPE_EXT type can be used to extend types such as XDP, SKB
> and others. Since the BPF_PROG_TYPE_EXT program type on itself is just a
> placeholder for those, we need this extended check for those extended
> programs to actually work with proper access, while using this option.
> Patch #1 includes changes in the verifier.
> Patch #2 adds selftests to verify write access on a packet for a valid 
> extension program type
> Patch #3 adds selftests to verify proper check for the return code
> Patch #4 adds selftests to ensure access permissions and restrictions 
> for some map types such sockmap.

Thanks for fixing this!

For the series:
Acked-by: Toke Høiland-Jørgensen <>

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