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From: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>
To: Ard Biesheuvel <ard.biesheuvel@linaro.org>
Cc: Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	"H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com>,
	Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>,
	Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>,
	Hans de Goede <hdegoede@redhat.com>,
	Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>,
	Matt Fleming <matt@codeblueprint.co.uk>,
	linux-tip-commits@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [tip:efi/core] efi/x86: Ignore unrealistically large option ROMs
Date: Thu, 21 Jun 2018 17:13:59 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20180621151359.GA26017@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAKv+Gu94+dK1WM__thFup9AmPrEqJ-7Ojynnx4hO9picanwhcQ@mail.gmail.com>


* Ard Biesheuvel <ard.biesheuvel@linaro.org> wrote:

> On 14 May 2018 at 09:50, tip-bot for Hans de Goede <tipbot@zytor.com> wrote:
> > Commit-ID:  1de3a1be8a9345fd0c7d9bb1009b21afe6b6b10f
> > Gitweb:     https://git.kernel.org/tip/1de3a1be8a9345fd0c7d9bb1009b21afe6b6b10f
> > Author:     Hans de Goede <hdegoede@redhat.com>
> > AuthorDate: Fri, 4 May 2018 08:00:01 +0200
> > Committer:  Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>
> > CommitDate: Mon, 14 May 2018 08:57:49 +0200
> >
> > efi/x86: Ignore unrealistically large option ROMs
> >
> > setup_efi_pci() tries to save a copy of each PCI option ROM as this may
> > be necessary for the device driver for the PCI device to have access too.
> >
> > On some systems the efi_pci_io_protocol's romimage and romsize fields
> > contain invalid data, which looks a bit like pointers pointing back into
> > other EFI code or data. Interpreting these pointers as romsize leads to
> > a very large value and if we then try to alloc this amount of memory to
> > save a copy the alloc call fails.
> >
> > This leads to a "Failed to alloc mem for rom" error being printed on the
> > EFI console for each PCI device.
> >
> > This commit avoids the printing of these errors, by checking romsize before
> > doing the alloc and if it is larger then the EFI spec limit of 16 MiB
> > silently ignore the ROM fields instead of trying to alloc mem and fail.
> >
> > Tested-by: Hans de Goede <hdegoede@redhat.com>
> > [ardb: deduplicate 32/64 bit changes, use SZ_16M symbolic constant]
> > Signed-off-by: Hans de Goede <hdegoede@redhat.com>
> > Signed-off-by: Ard Biesheuvel <ard.biesheuvel@linaro.org>
> 
> This looks odd now: I sent this out as
> 
> Signed-off-by: Hans de Goede <hdegoede@redhat.com>
> [ardb: deduplicate 32/64 bit changes, use SZ_16M symbolic constant]
> Tested-by: Hans de Goede <hdegoede@redhat.com>
> Signed-off-by: Ard Biesheuvel <ard.biesheuvel@linaro.org>
> 
> which clearly conveys that Hans tested the updated version of the patch.
> 
> In general, I don't think there is a need to reorder signoffs unless
> there is anything wrong with them, no?

Indeed - this is a script bug that I failed to notice.

Thanks,

	Ingo

  reply	other threads:[~2018-06-21 15:14 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 47+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-05-04  5:59 [GIT PULL 00/17] EFI updates for v4.18 Ard Biesheuvel
2018-05-04  5:59 ` [PATCH 01/17] x86/xen/efi: Initialize UEFI secure boot state during dom0 boot Ard Biesheuvel
2018-05-14  7:43   ` [tip:efi/core] " tip-bot for Daniel Kiper
2018-05-04  5:59 ` [PATCH 02/17] efi/cper: Remove the INDENT_SP silliness Ard Biesheuvel
2018-05-14  7:44   ` [tip:efi/core] " tip-bot for Borislav Petkov
2018-05-04  5:59 ` [PATCH 03/17] efi: Fix IA32/X64 Processor Error Record definition Ard Biesheuvel
2018-05-14  7:44   ` [tip:efi/core] " tip-bot for Yazen Ghannam
2018-05-04  5:59 ` [PATCH 04/17] efi: Decode IA32/X64 Processor Error Section Ard Biesheuvel
2018-05-14  7:45   ` [tip:efi/core] " tip-bot for Yazen Ghannam
2018-05-04  5:59 ` [PATCH 05/17] efi: Decode IA32/X64 Processor Error Info Structure Ard Biesheuvel
2018-05-14  7:45   ` [tip:efi/core] " tip-bot for Yazen Ghannam
2018-05-04  5:59 ` [PATCH 06/17] efi: Decode UEFI-defined IA32/X64 Error Structure GUIDs Ard Biesheuvel
2018-05-14  7:46   ` [tip:efi/core] " tip-bot for Yazen Ghannam
2018-05-04  5:59 ` [PATCH 07/17] efi: Decode IA32/X64 Cache, TLB, and Bus Check structures Ard Biesheuvel
2018-05-14  7:46   ` [tip:efi/core] " tip-bot for Yazen Ghannam
2018-05-04  5:59 ` [PATCH 08/17] efi: Decode additional IA32/X64 Bus Check fields Ard Biesheuvel
2018-05-14  7:47   ` [tip:efi/core] " tip-bot for Yazen Ghannam
2018-05-04  5:59 ` [PATCH 09/17] efi: Decode IA32/X64 MS Check structure Ard Biesheuvel
2018-05-14  7:47   ` [tip:efi/core] " tip-bot for Yazen Ghannam
2018-05-04  5:59 ` [PATCH 10/17] efi: Decode IA32/X64 Context Info structure Ard Biesheuvel
2018-05-14  7:48   ` [tip:efi/core] " tip-bot for Yazen Ghannam
2018-05-04  5:59 ` [PATCH 11/17] efi/libstub/tpm: Make function efi_retrieve_tpm2_eventlog_1_2() static Ard Biesheuvel
2018-05-14  7:48   ` [tip:efi/core] " tip-bot for Wei Yongjun
2018-05-04  5:59 ` [PATCH 12/17] efi: fix efi_pci_io_protocol32 prototype for mixed mode Ard Biesheuvel
2018-05-14  6:57   ` Ingo Molnar
2018-05-14  7:02     ` Ard Biesheuvel
2018-05-14  7:42   ` [tip:efi/core] efi: Avoid potential crashes, fix the 'struct efi_pci_io_protocol_32' definition " tip-bot for Ard Biesheuvel
2018-05-04  5:59 ` [PATCH 13/17] efi: align efi_pci_io_protocol typedefs to type naming convention Ard Biesheuvel
2018-05-14  7:49   ` [tip:efi/core] efi: Align " tip-bot for Ard Biesheuvel
2018-05-04  6:00 ` [PATCH 14/17] efi/x86: fold __setup_efi_pci32 and __setup_efi_pci64 into one Ard Biesheuvel
2018-05-14  7:49   ` [tip:efi/core] efi/x86: Fold __setup_efi_pci32() and __setup_efi_pci64() into one function tip-bot for Ard Biesheuvel
2018-05-04  6:00 ` [PATCH 15/17] efi/x86: Ignore unrealistically large option roms Ard Biesheuvel
2018-05-14  6:40   ` Ingo Molnar
2018-05-14  6:43   ` [PATCH] efi/x86: Clean up the eboot code a bit Ingo Molnar
2018-05-14  6:47     ` Ard Biesheuvel
2018-05-14  6:58       ` Ingo Molnar
2018-05-14  6:59         ` Ard Biesheuvel
2018-05-14  7:50   ` [tip:efi/core] efi/x86: Ignore unrealistically large option ROMs tip-bot for Hans de Goede
2018-05-15  9:18     ` Ard Biesheuvel
2018-06-21 15:13       ` Ingo Molnar [this message]
2018-05-04  6:00 ` [PATCH 16/17] efi/capsule-loader: Don't output reset log when reset flags are not set Ard Biesheuvel
2018-05-14  7:50   ` [tip:efi/core] " tip-bot for Shunyong Yang
2018-05-04  6:00 ` [PATCH 17/17] efi/libstub/arm64: handle randomized TEXT_OFFSET Ard Biesheuvel
2018-05-14  6:47   ` Ingo Molnar
2018-05-14  6:48     ` Ard Biesheuvel
2018-05-14  7:00       ` Ingo Molnar
2018-05-14  7:01         ` Ard Biesheuvel

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