[v2,07/20] x86/kgdb: avoid redundant comparison of patched code
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Message ID 20190129003422.9328-8-rick.p.edgecombe@intel.com
State New
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  • Merge text_poke fixes and executable lockdowns
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Edgecombe, Rick P Jan. 29, 2019, 12:34 a.m. UTC
From: Nadav Amit <namit@vmware.com>

text_poke() already ensures that the written value is the correct one
and fails if that is not the case. There is no need for an additional
comparison. Remove it.

Acked-by: Peter Zijlstra (Intel) <peterz@infradead.org>
Signed-off-by: Nadav Amit <namit@vmware.com>
Signed-off-by: Rick Edgecombe <rick.p.edgecombe@intel.com>
---
 arch/x86/kernel/kgdb.c | 14 +-------------
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 13 deletions(-)

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diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/kgdb.c b/arch/x86/kernel/kgdb.c
index 1461544cba8b..057af9187a04 100644
--- a/arch/x86/kernel/kgdb.c
+++ b/arch/x86/kernel/kgdb.c
@@ -746,7 +746,6 @@  void kgdb_arch_set_pc(struct pt_regs *regs, unsigned long ip)
 int kgdb_arch_set_breakpoint(struct kgdb_bkpt *bpt)
 {
 	int err;
-	char opc[BREAK_INSTR_SIZE];
 
 	bpt->type = BP_BREAKPOINT;
 	err = probe_kernel_read(bpt->saved_instr, (char *)bpt->bpt_addr,
@@ -765,11 +764,6 @@  int kgdb_arch_set_breakpoint(struct kgdb_bkpt *bpt)
 		return -EBUSY;
 	text_poke_kgdb((void *)bpt->bpt_addr, arch_kgdb_ops.gdb_bpt_instr,
 		       BREAK_INSTR_SIZE);
-	err = probe_kernel_read(opc, (char *)bpt->bpt_addr, BREAK_INSTR_SIZE);
-	if (err)
-		return err;
-	if (memcmp(opc, arch_kgdb_ops.gdb_bpt_instr, BREAK_INSTR_SIZE))
-		return -EINVAL;
 	bpt->type = BP_POKE_BREAKPOINT;
 
 	return err;
@@ -777,9 +771,6 @@  int kgdb_arch_set_breakpoint(struct kgdb_bkpt *bpt)
 
 int kgdb_arch_remove_breakpoint(struct kgdb_bkpt *bpt)
 {
-	int err;
-	char opc[BREAK_INSTR_SIZE];
-
 	if (bpt->type != BP_POKE_BREAKPOINT)
 		goto knl_write;
 	/*
@@ -790,10 +781,7 @@  int kgdb_arch_remove_breakpoint(struct kgdb_bkpt *bpt)
 		goto knl_write;
 	text_poke_kgdb((void *)bpt->bpt_addr, bpt->saved_instr,
 		       BREAK_INSTR_SIZE);
-	err = probe_kernel_read(opc, (char *)bpt->bpt_addr, BREAK_INSTR_SIZE);
-	if (err || memcmp(opc, bpt->saved_instr, BREAK_INSTR_SIZE))
-		goto knl_write;
-	return err;
+	return 0;
 
 knl_write:
 	return probe_kernel_write((char *)bpt->bpt_addr,