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[V6,13/24] xen/ioreq: Use guest_cmpxchg64() instead of cmpxchg()

Message ID 1611884932-1851-14-git-send-email-olekstysh@gmail.com (mailing list archive)
State New
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Series IOREQ feature (+ virtio-mmio) on Arm | expand

Commit Message

Oleksandr Jan. 29, 2021, 1:48 a.m. UTC
From: Oleksandr Tyshchenko <oleksandr_tyshchenko@epam.com>

The cmpxchg() in ioreq_send_buffered() operates on memory shared
with the emulator domain (and the target domain if the legacy
interface is used).

In order to be on the safe side we need to switch
to guest_cmpxchg64() to prevent a domain to DoS Xen on Arm.
The point to use 64-bit version of helper is to support Arm32
since the IOREQ code uses cmpxchg() with 64-bit value.

As there is no plan to support the legacy interface on Arm,
we will have a page to be mapped in a single domain at the time,
so we can use s->emulator in guest_cmpxchg64() safely.

Thankfully the only user of the legacy interface is x86 so far
and there is not concern regarding the atomics operations.

Please note, that the legacy interface *must* not be used on Arm
without revisiting the code.

Signed-off-by: Oleksandr Tyshchenko <oleksandr_tyshchenko@epam.com>
Acked-by: Stefano Stabellini <sstabellini@kernel.org>
Reviewed-by: Paul Durrant <paul@xen.org>
CC: Julien Grall <julien.grall@arm.com>
[On Arm only]
Tested-by: Wei Chen <Wei.Chen@arm.com>

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Please note, this is a split/cleanup/hardening of Julien's PoC:
"Add support for Guest IO forwarding to a device emulator"

Changes RFC -> V1:
   - new patch

Changes V1 -> V2:
   - move earlier to avoid breaking arm32 compilation
   - add an explanation to commit description and hvm_allow_set_param()
   - pass s->emulator

Changes V2 -> V3:
   - update patch description

Changes V3 -> V4:
   - add Stefano's A-b
   - drop comment from arm/hvm.c

Changes V4 -> V5:
   - update patch description
   - rebase
   - add Paul's R-b

Changes V5 -> V6:
   - no changes

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---
 xen/common/ioreq.c | 3 ++-
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
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diff --git a/xen/common/ioreq.c b/xen/common/ioreq.c
index de3066a..07572a5 100644
--- a/xen/common/ioreq.c
+++ b/xen/common/ioreq.c
@@ -29,6 +29,7 @@ 
 #include <xen/trace.h>
 #include <xen/vpci.h>
 
+#include <asm/guest_atomics.h>
 #include <asm/ioreq.h>
 
 #include <public/hvm/ioreq.h>
@@ -1185,7 +1186,7 @@  static int ioreq_send_buffered(struct ioreq_server *s, ioreq_t *p)
 
         new.read_pointer = old.read_pointer - n * IOREQ_BUFFER_SLOT_NUM;
         new.write_pointer = old.write_pointer - n * IOREQ_BUFFER_SLOT_NUM;
-        cmpxchg(&pg->ptrs.full, old.full, new.full);
+        guest_cmpxchg64(s->emulator, &pg->ptrs.full, old.full, new.full);
     }
 
     notify_via_xen_event_channel(d, s->bufioreq_evtchn);