[V38,14/29] ACPI: Limit access to custom_method when the kernel is locked down
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Message ID 20190808000721.124691-15-matthewgarrett@google.com
State New
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  • security: Add support for locking down the kernel
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Matthew Garrett Aug. 8, 2019, 12:07 a.m. UTC
From: Matthew Garrett <mjg59@srcf.ucam.org>

custom_method effectively allows arbitrary access to system memory, making
it possible for an attacker to circumvent restrictions on module loading.
Disable it if the kernel is locked down.

Signed-off-by: Matthew Garrett <mjg59@google.com>
Signed-off-by: David Howells <dhowells@redhat.com>
Reviewed-by: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>
cc: linux-acpi@vger.kernel.org
---
 drivers/acpi/custom_method.c | 6 ++++++
 include/linux/security.h     | 1 +
 security/lockdown/lockdown.c | 1 +
 3 files changed, 8 insertions(+)

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diff --git a/drivers/acpi/custom_method.c b/drivers/acpi/custom_method.c
index b2ef4c2ec955..7031307becd7 100644
--- a/drivers/acpi/custom_method.c
+++ b/drivers/acpi/custom_method.c
@@ -9,6 +9,7 @@ 
 #include <linux/uaccess.h>
 #include <linux/debugfs.h>
 #include <linux/acpi.h>
+#include <linux/security.h>
 
 #include "internal.h"
 
@@ -29,6 +30,11 @@  static ssize_t cm_write(struct file *file, const char __user * user_buf,
 
 	struct acpi_table_header table;
 	acpi_status status;
+	int ret;
+
+	ret = security_locked_down(LOCKDOWN_ACPI_TABLES);
+	if (ret)
+		return ret;
 
 	if (!(*ppos)) {
 		/* parse the table header to get the table length */
diff --git a/include/linux/security.h b/include/linux/security.h
index 155ff026eca4..1c32522b3c5a 100644
--- a/include/linux/security.h
+++ b/include/linux/security.h
@@ -110,6 +110,7 @@  enum lockdown_reason {
 	LOCKDOWN_PCI_ACCESS,
 	LOCKDOWN_IOPORT,
 	LOCKDOWN_MSR,
+	LOCKDOWN_ACPI_TABLES,
 	LOCKDOWN_INTEGRITY_MAX,
 	LOCKDOWN_CONFIDENTIALITY_MAX,
 };
diff --git a/security/lockdown/lockdown.c b/security/lockdown/lockdown.c
index d99c0bee739d..ecb51b1a5c03 100644
--- a/security/lockdown/lockdown.c
+++ b/security/lockdown/lockdown.c
@@ -25,6 +25,7 @@  static char *lockdown_reasons[LOCKDOWN_CONFIDENTIALITY_MAX+1] = {
 	[LOCKDOWN_PCI_ACCESS] = "direct PCI access",
 	[LOCKDOWN_IOPORT] = "raw io port access",
 	[LOCKDOWN_MSR] = "raw MSR access",
+	[LOCKDOWN_ACPI_TABLES] = "modifying ACPI tables",
 	[LOCKDOWN_INTEGRITY_MAX] = "integrity",
 	[LOCKDOWN_CONFIDENTIALITY_MAX] = "confidentiality",
 };