[Intel-gfx] [PATCH] drm/i915: Pevent copying uninitialised garbage into vma->ggtt_view

Matthew Auld matthew.william.auld at gmail.com
Mon Jan 23 15:01:20 UTC 2017

On 23 January 2017 at 14:52, Chris Wilson <chris at chris-wilson.co.uk> wrote:
> Since tweaking i915_vma_compare() we allowed constructors to skip
> clearing the ggtt_view believing that we didn't access the unused
> members. That, as it turns out, was not entirely true. In particular,
> i915_gem_fault() uses
>     ret = remap_io_mapping(area,
>             area->vm_start + (vma->ggtt_view.partial.offset << PAGE_SHIFT),
>             (ggtt->mappable_base + vma->node.start) >> PAGE_SHIFT,
>             min_t(u64, vma->size, area->vm_end - area->vm_start),
>             &ggtt->mappable);
> i.e. the ggtt_view.partial for both normal and partial views. If we
> allowed garbage into the normal vma->ggtt_view and then try userspace
> tried to mmap it, we could explode in an unobvious fashion.
> Fixes: 7b92c047bae2 ("drm/i915: Eliminate superfluous i915_ggtt_view_rotated")
> Fixes: 3bf4d5751943 ("drm/i915: Stop clearing i915_ggtt_view")
> Reported-by: Matthew Auld <matthew.william.auld at gmail.com>
> Signed-off-by: Chris Wilson <chris at chris-wilson.co.uk>
> Cc: Joonas Lahtinen <joonas.lahtinen at linux.intel.com>
> Cc: Matthew Auld <matthew.william.auld at gmail.com>
Tested-by: Matthew Auld <matthew.auld at intel.com>
Reviewed-by: Matthew Auld <matthew.auld at intel.com>

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